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Date:      Wed, 27 May 2020 21:01:18 +0300
From:      Yuri Pankov <>
To:        Thor Ablestar <>,
Subject:   Re: 7ZIP Windows question
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Thor Ablestar wrote:
> Hello All!
> Problem is the following: Somebody sent to me the archive with files 
> with Russian names in 7Z format. I used the p7zip from both ports and 
> packages to extract it. Result was the same: Some files were not 
> extracted with diagnostic "Too long filename".
> It was necessary to transfer the archive to Windows machine, extract the 
> files there, then rename them, pack again and transfer back.
> Is there any method to do it within FreeBSD or at least without 
> abominable Windows?
> 12.1-RELEASE AMD064

What encoding is used for those "russian" names? What is your system locale?

Also, did you try the following switch for 7?

-scs{UTF-8|UTF-16LE|UTF-16BE|WIN|DOS|{id}} : set charset for list files

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