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Once again filename encoding problems - Macos-X Tiger

From: Thomas Nyman <thomas(at)>
Date: Mon Nov 14 2005 - 09:34:37 GMT

I'm back again. I have earlier posted about a problem where my  
filenames do not show proper encoding.

For instance the file AKTIEÄGARAVTAL.doc  doesnt dispplay properly  
in the browser. It says AKTIEAÌ^GARAVTAL.doc , howvere when i move  
the cursor over the filename it shows the pathy with the correct  

/swish.cgi | head    give the following result

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
     <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
           Dokument Arkiv Legolas

the browser default encoding is UTF-8

my terminal can display the characters correctly.
It only in the webbrowser when doing a swish-e search som they  
display improperly.

If i use the webbrowser to acces a file area in the webserver root it  
displays the umlaut characters properly.

It seems the problem is coupled with the swish.cgi script and the  
encoding it returns. WHen i run debug from the command line i can see  
that the filename comes out wrong.

Unfortunately I am not a very skilled perl guy and I'm having great  
problems getting around this. Catdoc and swish-e works fine with  
umlauts .. its only filenames that has this problem.

I'm hoping someone else has had this issue also..or att least can  
give debug pointers on the topic.
Received on Mon Nov 14 01:34:46 2005