[PD] Win10: pix_image does not find files in folders with Umlaut

Peter P. peterparker at fastmail.com
Thu Nov 9 18:28:36 CET 2017

* IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at> [2017-11-09 12:08]:
> On 2017-11-09 11:10, Ingo wrote:
> > Umlaut is not accepted by Pd.
> > Some objects can even crash Pd as far as I remember from a long time ago ...
> > Rename your folders.
> umlauts should be accepted by Pd just fine.
> since a long time ago (approx. Pd-0.42).
> (however, Gem uses a lot of libraries to do the actual opening. in
> peter's case that would be QuickTime.
> it could well be, that these have problems with umlauts (or Gem has
> problems communicating the umlauts to these libraries)).
Thanks for the explanation! Is there a way I could debug this further
eg. by trying to load an image that does not use quicktime for loading
(which one would that be)?

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