Re: VC++ 2005/2008 failed to open a file whose filename encoded in MBCS?
<email@example.com> wrote in message
I've run across a problem of failing to open a file whose filename is
encoded in traditional Chinese (BIG5).
The example program is shown below.
I've conducted a test using VC++ 2008 express, VC++ 2005 and VC++ 6.0,
all on Windows XP-sp2 and found the programs compiled by VC++ 2008 and
2005 failed to open the file and hence to access the content. However,
the program compiled vc++ 6.0 succeeded to do it.
Put a breakpoint in OpenAndPrintFile, inspect the bytes chFile points
to. It's not obvious to me that, as you claim, the file name you pass is
encoded in BIG5, or whatever your system codepage is. You use a string
literal, and so the exact contents of this literal depend on which
encoding your source file is saved in. It could be that VC6 saves it in
current code page, while VC8 and up save it in, say, UTF-8.
With best wishes,
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