Bug #133

Encoding/Decoding unicode filenames and paths

Added by I. Denisov about 5 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:10/06/2016
Priority:HighDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Target version:1.7.1
Forum topic:https://forum.blackboxframework.org/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=531


StdCoder does not encode/decode file names and paths correctly if they contain arbitray Unicode characters.

Reported by Hans Klaver, 2016-10-06.

Associated revisions

Revision fc3dd830
Added by J. Templ about 5 years ago

bug fix for Unicode characters in file names and paths. Refs: #133.
As proposed By Helmut Zinn plus
- ListFiles also needs to be changed, otherwise 'About encoded Material' still lists wrong file names.
- nn renamed to utf8.

Revision 3ccb7650
Added by J. Templ about 5 years ago

backward compatibility for Latin-1 added. Refs: #133.
As proposed by Helmut Zinn plus:
- initialization of name in ReadHeader
- conversion refactored into separate procedure Utf8ToString
- conversion as late as possible

Signed-off-by: Josef Templ <>


#1 Updated by D. G. Danforth about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed

#2 Updated by J. Templ almost 4 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
  • Forum topic set to https://forum.blackboxframework.org/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=531

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