Subject: RE: wc: filename: invalid byte sequence
To: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: De Zeurkous <email@example.com>
Date: 08/26/2007 00:18:57
On Sat, August 25, 2007 23:14, John Nemeth wrote:
> 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.
The whole point of UNIX is to not care about such a trivial difference.
> }-- End of excerpt from Thomas Klausner