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Re^3: -s test option returns differently in some cases

by frogsausage (Sexton)
on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:21 UTC ( #1058168=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: -s test option returns differently in some cases
in thread -s test option returns differently in some cases

I just tried it and it works the same (as assumed) as my former system() call. The test result is "Good to go".

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[Corion]: LanX: Then the problem should persist without encoding to base64 too ;)
[LanX]: I think it's a flag problem ... I'll produce a reprodocable example for SOPW
[Corion]: "flag problem" to me sounds like "contains UTF-8 bytes but was never properly decoded to an UTF-8 string"
[LanX]: not my code ...
[choroba]: yeah, sounds like one of the strings is not flagged as UTF-8
[choroba]: which usually means its input wasn't handled correctly
[Corion]: choroba: Yeah, I think that would be the good solution
[LanX]: I suspect the first string which comes from the DB ...
[LanX]: ... but this part is already in production for a year now
[Corion]: LanX: The "good" approach here would be to use the appropriate DBI parameters to make the driver decode strings properly. But that will have a ripple-on effect of messing up all the places where manual decoding happens ;)

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