Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 09:45:58 +0700 From: Рысь <lynx@...xlynx.tk> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: musl and legacy win32 apps through wine On Tue, 17 Nov 2015 16:02:49 -0500 Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> wrote: > On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 01:21:15PM +0700, Рысь wrote: > > Hello. > > > > I came to need to run few legacy win32 apps in wine (2d programs of > > specific nature). > > > > I had built wine myself which links with musl fine. > > > > These programs are Russian only. They do not have English fallback > > or any other translated versions. Their texts are of cp1251 > > encoding. > > > > I unable to read them because they are garbled probably because they > > are converted to utf-8 implicitly. However if I set > > LC_ALL=ru_RU.UTF-8, wine own translation is shown as expected - I > > see clear Russian translation. Only those legacy programs are in > > trouble. > > > > Is there a way to tell Wine or to emulate it cp1251 encoding? Maybe > > I could modify Wine somehow to convert texts to proper UTF-8? I did > > not found Wine uses iconv or something like that inside it's source. > > > > I only need Wine for these few programs. I now running a chroot with > > debian glibc and wine as a temporary solution. > > I'm not really familiar with how Wine emulates the Windows locale > system, but if I remember right from when I once used it for QQ (which > needed a legacy Chinese locale), it ties the emulated locale to the > host locale. If so this is of course really problematic since the host > locale on a modern system always uses UTF-8 encoding and legacy > Windows apps never use/expect it. Probably some hack is needed on the > Wine side to work around this but I'm not sure what it would look > like. > > Rich OK got it, I already looked into it's guts, but they messy even about locale stuff. Maybe I will be able to adapt it at least for my needs. -- http://lynxlynx.tk/ Power electronics made simple Unix and simple KISS C code
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