Bug#360501: libtext-csv-perl: Fails to parse non-ASCII encoding (?)
gilles at harfang.homelinux.org
Sun Apr 2 21:40:21 UTC 2006
> yes, it only deals with ASCII. This is upstream bug #1760 on CPAN,
> <http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=1760>. The workaround
> is to use the 'binary' attribute.
Thanks for the tip; now it works with a UTF8 file!
> As this is also documented behaviour (see the CAVEATS section of the
> manual page), I'm downgrading the bug to wishlist and marking it as
> an upstream bug. Since the last upstream release was in 2001, the bug
> is unfortunately unlikely to get fixed. Deviating the Debian behaviour
> after all these years doesn't seem like a good option to me either.
Then, maybe you could just make it clearer in the man page that other
encodings will be fine with the 'binary' attribute.
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