The attached Perl script works fine except when the folder name contains foreign characters. I need a fix using only general-purpose techniques (e.g. no one-time hack). Also, I can accept a rewrite in Java.
See attached zip file.
the Perl version is 5.12 from ActiveState
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The purpose of the script is to rename all media files (with names starting IMG and MVI) so that the final file name contains the name of the parent folder. e.g. X\[url removed, login to view] becomes X\X [url removed, login to view]
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Hello, I have found the solution, which is to type "chcp 1252" before executing the script. So I'm canceling the project.