Subject: Re: wc: filename: invalid byte sequence
To: None <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/25/2007 16:14:20
On Jan 15,  4:13am, Thomas Klausner wrote:
} On the attached file, wc(1) on 4.99.30/amd64 reports "invalid byte
} sequence" quite often.
} I don't see why it should do that, the byte sequence is perfectly
} valid (for an mp3 file). I guess it's a bug in the wide character
} library or its usage by wc. Should I send-pr?

     wc is designed to work with text files, not binary files.

}-- End of excerpt from Thomas Klausner