Am 11.08.2012 01:53, schrieb Sven Strickroth:
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)
Yes, that's one of the two methods for supporting UTF-8 filenames
The other method involves writing extra ZIP header fields and was
invented by Info-ZIP. They don't use it consistently anymore, though
(from zip -h2):
"Zip now stores UTF-8 in entry path and comment fields on systems
where UTF-8 char set is default, such as most modern Unix, and
and on other systems in new extra fields with escaped versions in
entry path and comment fields for backward compatibility."
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