[mono-vb] Re: [Mono-devel-list] 7 regressions appeared for MS.VB.dll because of change in mcs

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Sun, 31 Oct 2004 12:08:09 -0500


> <rant>
> As mcs no more defaults to the encoding set in the LANG environment
> variable (mine says LANG=en_US.UTF-8) one edits sources with, say,
> gedit like I do where you see every accented letter or another
> international character correctly represented in the source and then
> mcs compiles then all wrong.

It never defaulted to it.  You just upgraded your OS and that is why you
get that behavior.

If you want the VB tests to pass completely, you should instead encode
any non-7bit characters using the \uXXXX syntax.