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wtf8

Tiny utility for interactive use to inspect the octets of UTF-8 strings in line with the characters. Expects a single argument, a string.

$ LANG=C.UTF-8
$ export LANG
$ make
$ sudo make install
$ wtf8 'test'
 74 65 73 74
  t  e  s  t
$ wtf8 'tøást'
 74 c3-b8 c3-a1 73 74
  t     ø     á  s  t
$ wtf8 'か'
 e3-81-8b
        か
$ wtf8 '💦'
 f0-9f-92-a6
           💦

Dependencies

None as far as I can tell apart from libc, but I've only tested it on GNU/Linux with glibc, and on OpenBSD. Should build with GCC or Clang.

Author

Tom Ryder tom@sanctum.geek.nz

License

MIT (see LICENSE)