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Re: gnokii 0.6.31 problem with german umlauts

From: Pawel Kot
Subject: Re: gnokii 0.6.31 problem with german umlauts
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:06:51 +0200


On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 1:07 PM, Daniele Forsi <address@hidden> wrote:
> 2012/8/17 lsg:
>> Maybe use something like that will help with foreign characters
> thank you but glib is supposed to handle encodings for us
> Pawel, I have a fix for the wrong encoding which is due to
> gn_sms_send() converting in place the buffer to UTF-8 while later code
> assumes it's still in the system locale, which for the OP is
> ISO-8859-15

Well, yes... It may be tha case. I might wanted to simplify the code
with some assumptions, like "who the hell does not use utf-8 these
days". My bad it is not documented not correctly handled.

Stefan - is there any particular reason you don't use UTF-8?

> but my fix segfaults because str is NULL if the input
> can't be converted, eg. with UTF-8 locale this segfaults after my
> "fix" while it sends an empty SMS without my fix:
> echo -e "\xdf" | gnokii --phone fake --sendsms 123
> it doesn't matter if there are valid chars before or after the invalid one
> the easier fix would be to exit with an error from gn_sms_send() if
> g_locale_to_utf8() fails sending an empty SMS makes no sense to me,
> but IIRC when libgnokii was using only iconv() invalid chars where
> replaced with question marks which was at least an hint of where the
> things went wrong

Well, I need some time to look at it and think again trying to remind
myself rationale for all this stuff.

Pawel Kot

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