[ic] UTF-8 problem with multiple catalogs

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Wed May 27 08:42:10 UTC 2009

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to hunt down UTF-8 problems with multiple catalogs.
> In my development scenario, catalogs are mixed (UTF-8 and non UTF-8).
> MV_UTF8 and MV_HTTP_CHARSET is not set in interchange.cfg, only
> in the catalog.cfg files of the UTF-8 catalogs.
> In the mixed scenario, all umlauts (like ä and ü) appear garbled
> for the non UTF-8 catalog.
> Running just the non UTF-8 catalog, umlauts come out fine.
> Any help on this is highly appreciated :-).

OK, it looks like the problem is located in Server.pm, line 963:

  binmode(MESSAGE, ':utf8') if $::Variable->{MV_UTF8};

In the mixed scenario the variable is true, otherwise false.


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