[Gpg4win-users-en] Umlauts in revocation comment

Andre Heinecke aheinecke at intevation.de
Fri Sep 4 11:11:12 CEST 2015


On Thursday, September 03, 2015 02:42:02 PM Alexander Strobel wrote:
> Am 02.09.2015 um 13:14 schrieb Andre Heinecke:
> > On Wednesday, September 02, 2015 11:48:12 AM Alexander Strobel wrote:
> >> How can I use umlauts and other special chars (above ASCII 127 or even
> >> UTF-8) in the comment field?
> > 
> > Looks like --list-packets on windows just prints out the value in UTF-8
> > encoding, windows console interprets this then according to it's own
> > codepage and things look broken. Probably missing an utf8_to_native call
> > around the revocation reason on Windows.
> Yes, this sounds like it is the reason. (Umlauts in filenames are
> written to the command line with \x... .)
> How is the workflow on this issue now? Do you need more information to
> file a new bug or something?

You can, of course, file a bug for this but I guess it will have low priority.
 --list-packets is a command for development / debugging. And the 
output is valid UTF-8 (you can redirect it into a file and look at it in an 
editor) so it should be ok for any tool parsing this.


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