Description of problem:
If system character set is different from UTF-8, file-roller fails to open an
archive if the full file name contains any character with code > 128.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open gnome-terminal
2. Using the terminal menu, switch encoding to ISO8859-1
3. export LANG=en_US.iso88591
4. export G_BROKEN_FILENAMES=1
5. echo AAA >â.txt
6. gzip â.txt
7. file-roller â.txt.gz
Could not open "Г .txt.gz"
Should open the archive.
It looks like command-line is handled correctly (e.g. command-line â.txt.gz is
converted from ISO8859-1 to UTF-8) but when opening the file the reverse
conversion (e.g. UTF8 -> ISO8859-1) is not performed (doesn't honor the
G_BROKEN_FILENAMES environment variable).
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