[Mono-dev] [PATCH] Add default code page to build system

Kornél Pál kornelpal at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 6 09:31:16 EDT 2005

This was a reply to your comments on the patch. The patch is in the original
message. Note that my previos message a second reply as you simply ignored
the first one so last time I tried to include only relevant information.

I included a diff file based on the latest SVN revision for your

The patch in not critical so can go in after 1.1.9 but I would like to get
some feedback. Is it OK to commit? Should something be changed?

Messages in this thread:

Original message including the patch:
Your reply:
My first reply:
My second reply:
Your previous reply:


----- Original Message -----
From: "Miguel de Icaza" <miguel at ximian.com>
To: "Kornél Pál" <kornelpal at hotmail.com>
Cc: <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 3:07 PM
Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] [PATCH] Add default code page to build system

> Hello,
>> Our compiler, mcs uses ISO-28591 as the default code page. This means
>> that
>> the whole class library is compiled using this code page and we seem to
>> use
>> this code page (ISO-28591) as it compiles. The only exception is
>> Microsoft.VisualBasic. It uses UTF-8 for a long time and it uses
>> /codepage:650001 in it's Makefile.
>> The patch does not change the code page we use. Currently it's primary
>> goal
>> is that we should specify our default code page on mcs code page instead
>> of
>> in mcs source code that should use Encoding.Default as the default code
>> page. Specifying default code page on command line let us use csc.exe as
>> well on all systems at it defaults to Encoding.Default.
>> Is the patch OK to commit or are there any other issues?
> You forgot to attach the patch.
> We are about to freeze the tree for the 1.1.9 release, so a  patch like
> this should not go in until after the release.
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