Java 8 RFR 8011194: Apps launched via double-clicked .jars have file.encoding value of US-ASCII on Mac OS X

Naoto Sato naoto.sato at
Thu Aug 1 18:26:20 UTC 2013

Sure. Send me the final diff to me.


On 8/1/13 11:22 AM, Brent Christian wrote:
> On 7/30/13 4:28 PM, Naoto Sato wrote:
>> On 7/30/13 4:06 PM, David DeHaven wrote:
>>> I was about to chime in that UTF-8 has been the preferred encoding for
>>> (stored) text on Mac OS X as long as I've been hacking on it (think
>>> "Rhapsody"), so why is this even an issue?
>>> Judging from the docs, nl_langinfo seems like a Unix portability
>>> function (something more likely to be happier with ASCII in a
>>> terminal), not something to be used by a native Cocoa application.
>>> <vote>
>>> Set it to UTF-8 and forget about it
>>> </vote>
>> +1.
> Naoto, would you be able to push this for me?
> Thanks,
> -Brent

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