Bugs/Utf-8

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This will enable your Eggdrop with UTF-8 support.

Notice: Use at your own risk, as this may not solve all your encoding problems.

Contents

Patch

Step 1

Open the eggdrop1.6.21/src/main.h file in your editor.

Search for (around line 46)

#if (((TCL_MAJOR_VERSION == 8) && (TCL_MINOR_VERSION >= 1)) || (TCL_MAJOR_VERSION > 8))
#  define USE_TCL_BYTE_ARRAYS
#  define USE_TCL_ENCODING
#endif

and replace it with

#if (((TCL_MAJOR_VERSION == 8) && (TCL_MINOR_VERSION >= 1)) || (TCL_MAJOR_VERSION > 8))
#  undef USE_TCL_BYTE_ARRAYS
#  define USE_TCL_ENCODING
#endif

Step 2

Open the eggdrop1.6.21/src/tcl.c file in your editor.

Search for (around line 650)

if (encoding == NULL) {
  encoding = "iso8859-1";
}

and insert the following right after it

encoding = "utf-8";

Step 3

Recompile Eggdrop.

Script

As an alternative to patching your bot with the patch above, you can also use this script.

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