[Mediawiki-l] Problems with Special Signs in Filenames

Jean Fiedler J.Fiedler at keyence.de
Wed Jun 23 12:46:09 UTC 2010

No we are using linux the old and the new one was linux.

Is it possible to fix theese files. Your hint is only working for new files.

The strange thing ist that not every  file with a special sign is broken. Only some.

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Betreff: Re: [Mediawiki-l] Problems with Special Signs in Filenames

Jean Fiedler wrote:
> Sorry my first question was in German :)
> So here my Problem again.
> I have Problems with files wich contains special signs like ä ö etc.
> We switched our server and also we updated our wiki software. The Database is still on the same MySQL Server. We didn`t changed anything there. Just updating via the wiki upgrade script.
> First we have problems with presenting the data. All special signs was broken. After we changed some settings everything is fine. But still some strange problems occur.
> In the List of uploaded files all files are there. But if i click on some of them  the wiki is telling me it is not there but i can upload it. But if I click on the directlink on the list of uploaded files i can download it.
> This is so strange. I don`t know how to solve. It would be very nice to know why he thinks the file is not there.
> Any Idea?

Are you using Windows as the host OS? I know Windows causes this problem
  due to issues between the PHP engine, UTF-8 and Windows filenames. We use a JavaScript hook on the upload form to munge the filename so it contains plain characters only. Unfortunately I can't share it.

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