[Digikam-users] utf-8

Fabien fabien.ubuntu at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 10:10:22 GMT 2006

Gilles Caulier wrote:
> On Tuesday 28 November 2006 17:15, Pottier Michel wrote:
>>Le mardi 28 novembre 2006 12:09, Fabien a écrit :
>>>Caulier Gilles wrote:
>>>>Since all major linux dist. will toogle to UTF8, I think than the
>>>>content of this thread must be added on FAQ.
>>>Yes, I agree.
>>>I did some tests about that. There are some tools to rename files with
>>>the new encoding...
>>>With ubuntu, there's a migration tool named utf8-migration-tool (written
>>>in python) to do the job :
>>>There's also convmv (written in perl) :
>>>Could people using other distributions check if there's some migration
>>>tool like that ?
>>For mandriva 2007, it seems that the same convmv can be applied.
>>Mandriva provide also a script at the address:
>>ue_when_reinstalling_and (and there is a french page to explain how to
>>convert the filename ant the content of the file:
> Thanks fo these links Michel. 
> Fabien UTF-8 migration is very important. We need to write in web site and 
> source code package a notice about to do it. Please let's me hear when you 
> will add explanations on web site, i will include this content on source code 
> tarball.

Yes, I'll do that soon. Can some people using Suse or Fedora Core check 
  what tools are available in their distribution for utf-8 migration ?


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