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Date:      Thu, 28 May 2020 02:47:11 +0800
From:      Thor Ablestar <>
Subject:   Re: 7ZIP Windows question
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1. ru_RU.UTF-8. p7zip just does NOT work without it.

2. -scs key does NOT affect files. It only changes the listing.

All files except the ones with too long names are extracted _normally_. 
So it's not the problem with locales.

On 2020-05-28 02:01, Yuri Pankov wrote:
> 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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