[Mono-dev] [PATCH] Use correct console code page on Windows (affects Linux as well)

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Thu Jul 27 12:31:40 EDT 2006

Kornél Pál wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently posted this patch:
> http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/mono-devel-list/2006-July/019433.html
> But I received no comments and didn't think that this can cause problems on 
> other OSes so I commited it:
> http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/mono-patches/2006-July/077941.html
> This was later reverted by Miguel because he pointed out that this causes 
> problems on non-Windows operating systems:
>>    There is already a process to fetch the proper encoding in the file,
>> and you added a new setup.   And to make things worse, considering the
>> inliner can decide to inline, this means that on Linux, we get an extra
>> hit for looking up kernel32.dll every time.
>>    If this is required, discuss this on the list.
>> open("/mono/lib/mono/1.0/advapi32.dll", O_RDONLY|O_LARGEFILE) = -1
>> ENOENT (No such file or directory)
>> open("/mono/lib/mono/1.0/kernel32.dll", O_RDONLY|O_LARGEFILE) = -1
>> ENOENT (No such file or directory)
>> open("/mono/lib/mono/1.0/ole32.dll", O_RDONLY|O_LARGEFILE) = -1 ENOENT
>> (No such file or directory)
> As for advapi32.dll and ole32.dll I don't think that these hints are caused 
> by my modifications.

BTW, advapi32.dll is needed by Microsoft.Win32.Win32Registry (corlib).


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