[ic] Call for testers

David Christensen david at endpoint.com
Thu Jun 18 12:41:24 UTC 2009

On Jun 17, 2009, at 3:47 PM, Gert van der Spoel wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org [mailto:interchange-
>> users-bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of David Christensen
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 5:27 PM
>> To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
>> Subject: Re: [ic] Call for testers
>> On Apr 29, 2009, at 8:18 AM, Jon Jensen wrote:
>>> On Wed, 29 Apr 2009, Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
>>>> The most recent change bails out with:
>>>> Unrecognized/unsupported MV_HTTP_CHARSET: 'utf-8'.
>>>> ulisses config error: Unrecognized/unsupported MV_HTTP_CHARSET:
>>>> 'utf-8'.
>>>> Any idea why?
>>> Wild guess, but have you tried "utf8" instead of "utf-8"? They're
>>> not the
>>> same in Perl. But if you were using "utf-8" before and it worked, I
>>> don't
>>> know.
>> No, this definitely is a regression.  I suspect this may be due to  
>> the
>> Global::UTF8 variable logic introduced when I merged upstream CVS,  
>> but
>> I'll have to hunt it down to be sure.  Either utf-8 or utf8 are
>> acceptable here, one gets resolved to "strict" utf8, but both are
>> valid.  (And any aliasable encoding works here; this message is what
>> appears when we can't resolve the alias.  (An artifact of require/
>> import vs use, perhaps?)
> I have the following variables in my catalog.cfg:
> Variable MV_UTF8 1


> Anyway patch attached, no thoroughly tested today .. tomorrow is  
> another
> day.
> In the patch also a no strict subs ... but that one I am not sure if  
> that is
> the cure or removing symptoms ...


Thanks for the patch and explanation; I've made a few minor changes  
(basically handle the case that find_encoding() fails), and applied to  
my repo, giving you the authorship credit.


David Christensen
End Point Corporation
david at endpoint.com

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