[Bug 14627] regedit broken due to locale settings

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Wed Mar 9 10:22:02 CST 2011


--- Comment #33 from Dmitry Timoshkov <dmitry at codeweavers.com> 2011-03-09 10:22:02 CST ---
(In reply to comment #32)
> Well, it does seem that Windows exports bogus values in such case,
> but should wine really do bug-for-bug mapping here ?
> Cause if the values are unusable, it's still a bug.

That's unavoidable for not unicode text strings.

> On Windows, switching locale either requires a reboot or AppLocale, which is
> known to fail on occasions. As such, it can be seen as working in multiple
> locales being effectively unsupported. wine handles it far smoother, via LANG
> value - locale is still constant for a process, but processes with different
> locales can run on one sever (at least AFAICT). So, perhaps such an enhancement
> for regedit would be fitting ?

Just use .reg files which support unicode format.

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