Filename codepage conversion

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Filename codepage conversion

I wonder if I can configure the remote server codepage directly in the "host properties"? I have a number of servers with different codepages: most of them uses KOI8-R but I have servers with CP866, ISO8859-5 or even CP1251.

Yes, I know about UTF-8 on/off in options but what if my server does not support this? Sucks to be me? :)

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Re: Filename codepage conversion

erizo wrote:

Yes, I know about UTF-8 on/off in options but what if my server does not support this? Sucks to be me? :)
Well ask you vendor to implement UTF-8 :-)
According to SFTP specification the filenames should be in UTF-8. Otherwise all clients would have to implement all possible codepages. What is quite backward thing to do, in the days of Unicode, isn't it?
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Some systems cannot be upgraded easily due to theirs specific features or it will take quite a long time before vendor will implement requested feature or smth else. So it would be good backward compatibility option I guess.

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For correct conversion filename, you must use CharToOem API function. But you don't wont this... :( Users cry... :cry: May be users make up a voting for this conversion?

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May be convmv will solve partially You problem?
I mean running on host with (for example cp1251 file names) command
convmv -r -f cp1251 -t utf-8 *

For me it was a good solution.

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Oem wrote:

For correct conversion filename, you must use CharToOem API function. But you don't wont this... :( Users cry... :cry: May be users make up a voting for this conversion?
WinSCP plugin does that since 1.6 beta.
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