[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] Allow gmplayer the use of non-UTF-8 filename encoding

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Dec 19 13:06:38 CET 2010

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 11:50:09AM +0100, Ingo Brueckl wrote:
> so far, the gmplayer cannot handle non-UTF-8 filename encoding (but set to an
> arbitrary locale). The patch allows the (GLib) filename encoding to be in an
> arbitrary locale (given by gtk environment variable G_FILENAME_ENCODING), and
> the GUI dialogs will display and handle these filenames correctly.

The gtk_disable_setlocale is there for a _very, very_ good reason.
If you remove it MPlayer will break left and right, you will be unable
to use almost all filters etc. pp.

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