Anonymous committed 2473543

git-gui: avoid mis-encoding the copyright message on Windows.

On Windows the tcl script file will use the system encoding and attempting
to convert the copyright mis-encodes the string. Instead, keep the message
as ASCII and substitute in the correct unicode character when running.

Signed-off-by: Pat Thoyts <>

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  exec wish "$argv0" -- "$@"
 set appvers {@@GITGUI_VERSION@@}
-set copyright [encoding convertfrom utf-8 {
-Copyright © 2006, 2007 Shawn Pearce, et. al.
+set copyright [string map [list (c) \u00a9] {
+Copyright (c) 2006-2010 Shawn Pearce, et. al.
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