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[perl #63402] use open :locale doesn't work in Windows

From:
Eric Brine
Date:
February 22, 2009 23:43
Subject:
[perl #63402] use open :locale doesn't work in Windows
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-21965-1235337407-729.63402-75-0@perl.org
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This is a bug report for perl from ikegami@adaelis.com,
generated with the help of perlbug 1.36 running under perl 5.10.0.


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"use open ':std', ':locale';" doesn't work in Windows.

>chcp
Active code page: 850

>perl -we"use open ':std', ':encoding(cp850)'; print chr 0xB6" | perl -l
-0777 -e"print unpack 'H*', <>"
f4
(correct)

>perl -we"use open ':std', ':locale';          print chr 0xB6" | perl -l
-0777 -e"print unpack 'H*', <>"
Cannot figure out an encoding to use at -e line 1
b6
(should be "f4" with no warnings)

>perl -we"use open ':std', ':encoding(cp850)'; print chr 0x2591" | perl -l
-0777 -e"print unpack 'H*', <>"
b0
(correct)

>perl -we"use open ':std', ':locale';          print chr 0x2591" | perl -l
-0777 -e"print unpack 'H*', <>"
Cannot figure out an encoding to use at -e line 1
Wide character in print at -e line 1.
e29691
(should be "b0" with no warnings)


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Flags:
    category=library
    severity=medium
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Site configuration information for perl 5.10.0:

Configured by SYSTEM at Tue Dec 18 08:45:53 2007.

Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 10 subversion 0) configuration:
  Platform:
    osname=MSWin32, osvers=5.00, archname=MSWin32-x86-multi-thread
    uname=''
    config_args='undef'
    hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=undef
    useithreads=define, usemultiplicity=define
    useperlio=define, d_sfio=undef, uselargefiles=define, usesocks=undef
    use64bitint=undef, use64bitall=undef, uselongdouble=undef
    usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef
  Compiler:
    cc='cl', ccflags ='-nologo -GF -W3 -MD -Zi -DNDEBUG -O1 -DWIN32
-D_CONSOLE -DNO_STRICT -DHAVE_DES_FCRYPT -DUSE_SITECUSTOMIZE
-DPRIVLIB_LAST_IN_INC -DPERL_IMPLICIT_CONTEXT -DPERL_IMPLICIT_SYS
-DUSE_PERLIO -DPERL_MSVCRT_READFIX',
    optimize='-MD -Zi -DNDEBUG -O1',
    cppflags='-DWIN32'
    ccversion='12.00.8804', gccversion='', gccosandvers=''
    intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8, byteorder=1234
    d_longlong=undef, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=10
    ivtype='long', ivsize=4, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='__int64',
lseeksize=8
    alignbytes=8, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='link', ldflags ='-nologo -nodefaultlib -debug -opt:ref,icf
-libpath:"C:\progs\perl5100\lib\CORE"  -machine:x86'
    libpth=\lib
    libs=  oldnames.lib kernel32.lib user32.lib gdi32.lib winspool.lib
comdlg32.lib advapi32.lib shell32.lib ole32.lib oleaut32.lib  netapi32.lib
uuid.lib ws2_32.lib mpr.lib winmm.lib  version.lib odbc32.lib odbccp32.lib
msvcrt.lib
    perllibs=  oldnames.lib kernel32.lib user32.lib gdi32.lib winspool.lib
comdlg32.lib advapi32.lib shell32.lib ole32.lib oleaut32.lib  netapi32.lib
uuid.lib ws2_32.lib mpr.lib winmm.lib  version.lib odbc32.lib odbccp32.lib
msvcrt.lib
    libc=msvcrt.lib, so=dll, useshrplib=true, libperl=perl510.lib
    gnulibc_version=''
  Dynamic Linking:
    dlsrc=dl_win32.xs, dlext=dll, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags=' '
    cccdlflags=' ', lddlflags='-dll -nologo -nodefaultlib -debug
-opt:ref,icf  -libpath:"C:\progs\perl5100\lib\CORE"  -machine:x86'

Locally applied patches:
    ACTIVEPERL_LOCAL_PATCHES_ENTRY

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@INC for perl 5.10.0:
    c:/progs/perl5100/site/lib
    c:/progs/perl5100/lib
    .

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Environment for perl 5.10.0:
    HOME (unset)
    LANG (unset)
    LANGUAGE (unset)
    LD_LIBRARY_PATH (unset)
    LOGDIR (unset)

PATH=c:\bin;c:\progs\perl5100\bin;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\WBEM
    PERL_BADLANG (unset)
    SHELL (unset)



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