[Box Backup] Non-ASCII file and folder names crash Boxi at restore but not at backup

Chris Wilson boxbackup at boxbackup.org
Thu Apr 23 00:28:45 BST 2009


Hi Achim,

On Mon, 20 Apr 2009, Chris Wilson wrote:

>>  Any hints on where to start debugging (gdb) or looking for how Boxi
>>  (which is broken for these filenames) uses Box Backup (which works
>>  just fine) would be very welcome.
>
> I would concentrate on saving and loading of configuration files. The 
> best thing to do would be to write a test case that creates a 
> ClientConfig object, puts some non-ASCII directory names into it, saves 
> it to a file and loads it again, and checks that the names are still 
> correct. I suspect that this is where the problem is.
>
> I was trying to figure out how to put Unicode characters into C++ 
> strings (wxWidgets wxString objects) but I haven't worked it out yet.

No need, it was easier than I thought, I have written a failing test case 
so I can start to debug it when I have time.

Cheers, Chris.
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