[tex-live] Problems with non-7bit characters in filename

Josef Kleber josef.kleber at gmx.de
Mon Jul 7 15:32:06 CEST 2014

Am 07.07.2014 15:10, schrieb Ulrike Fischer:
> Am Mon, 7 Jul 2014 14:55:30 +0200 schrieb Josef Kleber:
>>> Does it work if you write the
>>> arguments to a (utf8 encoded) file and load this file in your
>>> script?
>> Works. The relevant part of the url-encoded path is:
>> Weinmeisterstra%c3%9fe%2cBerlin
> Then I would suggest that you pass the arguments through a temporary
> file to your script and so avoid the hassle with command lines, bash
> and how they and the various tex system handle non-ascii input.

It not a real life problem for me. Don't know if you remeber my question 
on tex.sx few weeks ago. Heiko offered a solution with his stringenc 
package to force utf-8 encoding for command line options. So no problem 
for me in getmap, as i have a workaround there on package level. I just 
wanted to show that there are indeed problems on Windows.

> If you sent me some test files in a zip I can run them on windows
> and miktex.

You just need the script in your working directory and the texlua call. 
I will send a zip with both.


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