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bug#6707: cut is not multi byte (wide char) aware

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: bug#6707: cut is not multi byte (wide char) aware
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 00:24:42 +0100
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On 22/07/10 19:49, Mihai Moldovan wrote:
> Hi,
> I have come to notice that cut is not yet multi byte/wide char aware.
> That it, you cannot use characters as delimiters, which consist of two
> bytes or more in the current char set.
> Simplest example:
> address@hidden echo "this€is€a€bug€test" | gcut -d '€' -f4
> gcut: the delimiter must be a single character
> Try `gcut --help' for more information.
> 1 [0 running job(s)] {history#1425}  20:47:43 10-07-22
> BSD cut however has got no problems with that:
> address@hidden echo "this€is€a€bug€test" | cut -d '€' -f4
> bug
> (Is this even considerable as a bug, or just a "feature" in that only
> one byte delimiters are allowed by default?)

We're working on it.
Something is coming soon.


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