Ubuntu

Qt version handles Unicode folder names incorrectly

Reported by Maia Everett on 2011-05-07
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This bug affects 2 people
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transmission (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: transmission

To reproduce:

1. Create a directory with non-ASCII characters in its name. For example, "Загрузки" ("Downloads") in Russian.
2. Set that directory to be the default download target in Transmission's preferences.
3. Open a torrent file.

Expected result: the directory with non-ASCII characters is set as the target directory.
Actual result: the target directory name is garbled. On my machine, it looks like UTF-8 misinterpreted as the Windows-1251 encoding.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in transmission (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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