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Re: D07multibyte.ztst failure on HP-UX 11.11

On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 08:22:06PM +0100, Peter Stephenson wrote:
> On Tue, 5 May 2009 19:39:31 +0000
> Paul Ackersviller <pda@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I can get read to silently fail on the HP box with
> > 
> > env -i LANG=en_US.utf8 ../Src/zsh -fc \
> > 	"(LC_ALL=C; print \$'\\u00e9') | read || print failure"
> > 
> > Taking out any of the read, the LC_ALL=C, or the sub-shelling gives a
> > zero return to the left of the "print failure".
> So presumably the underlying problem is the same as the failure in the
> test that needs investigating.
> Taking out the LC_ALL should produce some sensible output if you omit
> the read.  (Replacing it with xxd or failing that od -x might make it
> clearer what's going on.)

Not quite: "zsh:1: cannot do charset conversion (iconv failed)"

> If you're simply taking out the subshell and not replacing it with
> anything then the LC_ALL=C covers the "read" as well as the "print".
> So possibly something strange is happening in the read.  Replacing it
> with xxd might be even more instructive here.

This gives
	0000000 c50a
Does this mean the 0a should be the second byte, but is perhaps being
interpreted as newline?

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