I'm currently using FreeBSD10, when i open a file using vi then a message displays at the end of file- "Input encoding conversion not supported". Is this to warning or error ? Note:- However the file can still be modified.


It's a warning. For instance, vi may notice a character combination which hints that the file is (for example) really using UTF-8 because it includes characters in the upper control range C1 (128-159).

  • Thanks for your response. I'm seeing this warning for all the files (even empty file). I see both - vi option fileencoding and inputencoding is set to US-ASCII. The file is a simple ASCII text file, still it displays the warning. – Subhash Aug 30 '18 at 12:24

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