[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Support for UTF8 filenames on Windows
Thu Jul 16 19:55:49 CEST 2009
Ramiro Polla wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Karl Blomster<thefluff at uppcon.com> wrote:
>> Unless I am severely missing something in your updated patch (thanks for the
>> nice work, by the way!) it will not work with the FFmpeg commandline
>> program. If you want an Unicode commandline in Windows you need to use
>> wmain() or _tmain() instead of plain old main(), AFAIK. As I said earlier my
>> original patch was only intended to let the API support Unicode. Working it
>> into ffmpeg.c would be a lot more work, I think.
> How do you test UNICODE support?
> I used attached shell file with msys (sh test_unicode.sh) and it works
> as expected (only the unicode filename without FF_WINUTF8 fails). I
> also tested with an app that used Find(First,Next)FileA() and passed
> the unicode filenames as ascii string to ff_winutf8_open() and it also
> worked as expected.
Plain old cmd.exe (both with and without the chcp 65001 trick). I can do stuff
like notepad.exe <unicode filename> and it'll work fine, but with ffmpeg it just
says file not found (and prints a bogus filename). It works fine with mingw's
sh; MinGW probably does some kind of black magic there to get Unix apps to work
without having to patch in the Windows mess. The API works fine, of course.
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