You could try using a GUI editor (Notepad, SlickEdit, etc...) for
editing your commit messages.  Git shouldn't have a problem with UTF-8
encoded messages.

I believe that git will use the $EDITOR environment variable if it is set.

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 7:44 AM, Paulo Cassiano <> wrote:
> I'm using Git temporarily in a Windows Vista machine and trying to
> comment my commits in portuguese, using accents, but my console
> doesn't show my comments properly...
> I've tried to change my console encoding from default to UTF-8 or to
> 1251(2), but the problem persist...
> How could I fix this?
> >


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