Am 11.08.2012 00:47 schrieb Junio C Hamano:
> Do you know in what encoding the pathnames are _expected_ to be
> stored in zip archives?

re-encoding to latin1 does not always work and may break double byte
totally (e.g. chinese or japanese).

PKZIP APPNOTE seems to be the zip standard and it specifies a utf-8
> A.  Local file header:
> general purpose bit flag: (2 bytes)
> Bit 11: Language encoding flag (EFS).  If this bit is
> set, the filename and comment fields for this file
> must be encoded using UTF-8. (see APPENDIX D)

Best regards,
 Sven Strickroth
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