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Subject: Re: How Rockbox generates Unicode file name?
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linus_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-03-28


tinousus_at_yahoo.com wrote:
> I am still a little confused how Rockbox deals with long names of other
> western char?

It doesn't.

> My understand is that all Rockbox internal funtion use
> shortname, which might use different code pages for different languages.

No. We use the long name only. However, we strip the most significant 8
bits.

> When creating files,like creating playlist, rockbox searches the long name
> (unicode name), copies and rewrites to the new record. Then I don't
> know why when writing "entry[]" in write_long_name(), Rockbox pad leading
> bytes with 0x00.

Simple. Our code only supports Latin-1, and expects the most significant
byte to be 0x00. We have no real support for unicode.

Linus
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