How to make Ruby 1.9.2 list Unicode filenames in WindowsPublished 2011-04-09
Running the following Ruby code on Windows appears to convert non-ANSI characters in filenames into question marks, even on Ruby 1.9.2 where the problem was supposed to be fixed:
Apparently there's a currently undocumented parameter added to
Dir.entries in Ruby 1.9.2 that you can pass in to fix this:
p Dir.entries('.', :encoding => 'UTF-8')
Thanks to gmags on Stack Overflow for this tip.