[tex-live] Locale in texlive

Bernhard Kleine bernhard.kleine at gmx.net
Mon Jan 30 08:57:33 CET 2012


The entire desktop is coded utf-8. Only TeX/PDFLaTeX etc. generate files
in iso 8859-15 encoding. Additionally, I cannot use German Umlaute in
File and directory names. I knew about whitespace in file names, but
since any other program deals well with äüö  I do not understand why TeX
does not, too. 

Is this behaviour hardwired or are there any configuration files that I

Greetings from the Black Forest!

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