[Hackage] #609: ghc-pkg dump encoding

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Sat Nov 21 09:17:14 EST 2009

#609: ghc-pkg dump encoding
  Reporter:  igloo          |        Owner:         
      Type:  defect         |       Status:  new    
  Priority:  normal         |    Milestone:         
 Component:  Cabal library  |      Version:  HEAD   
  Severity:  normal         |   Resolution:         
  Keywords:                 |   Difficulty:  unknown
Ghcversion:                 |     Platform:         
Comment (by duncan):


 We should agree between Cabal and ghc/ghc-pkg whether installed package
 info files are in Latin1 or UTF-8. I vote for them always being UTF-8 (not
 locale) and for all of ghc/ghc-pkg/Cabal validating.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/609#comment:2>
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