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Re: Lilypond's error column printer confuses bytes and characters

From: Francisco Vila
Subject: Re: Lilypond's error column printer confuses bytes and characters
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 01:28:47 +0200

2009/10/19 David Kastrup <address@hidden>:
> -Eluze <address@hidden> writes:
>> however, with version 2.13.3 (under windows vista) i get the following error
>> message:
>> Analysieren...
>> bad.ly:4:23: Fehler: syntax error, unexpected MUSIC_IDENTIFIER
>>      Määä A♯ B♭
>>                        \break
>> which to me looks correct!
> Yes.  Since "Analysieren" looked German to me, I checked with the German
> locale de_DE.UTF-8 (had to install language-pack-de for it to work
> properly, though, since otherwise ä ist not accepted as text).
> No better luck: same bombout.  My normal locale is en_US.UTF-8.  It is
> conceivable that people will see this bug (on POSIXy systems) only when
> a valid UTF-8 locale is selected.
> If you don't see it with 2.13.3 under Windows, either the Windows
> behavior is different, or something went wrong between 2.13.3 and now.

I can reproduce it on 2.13.6 Linux with LANG=es_ES.UTF-8

If I prefix the \break token by a minimum of seven blank spaces, the
error message stops printing trash characters which are printed

     Määä A♯ B♭

Francisco Vila. Badajoz (Spain)

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