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I have packed my files in Windows 7 using Total Commander asking to use UTF-8 for file names. Then I tried to unpack my files in OS X, but Cyrillic names were messed. I have tried most programs -- none has helped me, so I had to use Parallels with Windows and Total Commander to get what I want.

Is there any other way to do it? Is it a fault of Total Commander or I need to tune OS X settings?

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Assuming your decompress tool passes the raw filenames directly to the VFS layer, it's not enough for the filenames to be in UTF-8. They must also be in Normal Form D. Having the filenames in Normal Form C will end up having them mangled in the VFS layer.

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