[Lazarus] Unable to create file jcfsettings.cfg

zeljko zeljko at holobit.net
Sun Jan 31 15:32:07 CET 2010

On Sunday 31 January 2010 15:19, Paul Ishenin wrote:
> 31.01.2010 21:51, Marcelo B de Paula wrote:
> > The first thing i did when got the error was eliminate the lazarus
> > config dir and executed lazarus to
> > create a fresh one. Unfortunatly, doing this, the file was not created
> > with same error.
> So after removing the directory you still have problems?
> > Just to note that i´m using a localized (portuguese) version of win
> > xp. The path to lazarus config is
> > c:\Documents and settings\User\Configurações locais\Dados de
> > aplicativos\lazarus. (there is spaces in it).
> > This is equivalent in english version to c:\Documents and
> > settings\User\Local configurations\Application Data\lazarus.
> I see. Spaces are not a problem but probably various national symbols
> like "çõ". I will try to create configuration path with similar symbols
> too find the problem place.

You have to use UTF8ToAnsi() for filenames and paths, then it'll work ok.
Me and Dimitry discussed about this few weeks ago on irc.


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