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Re: [MiNT] /kern/welcome is latin1
On 12/28/12 16:55, Vincent Rivière wrote:
When starting FreeMiNT, the (C) characters are displayed as expected
on the BIOS console.
When doing later "cat /kern/welcome" (either in TosWin2 terminal or
BIOS console), the same text is displayed, but the (C) characters are
By looking at sys/kernget.c, we can see that kern_get_welcome()
translates the original text to latin1. This is done only for the
/kern/welcome virtual file.
Any good reason for that nonsense?
I would prefer to remove that charset translation, so the message
would display fine in any case.
Go ahead and post a fix. I don't see any good reason for it.