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Since: Version 20200503-171512-b13ef15f

The functionality described in this section requires version 20200503-171512-b13ef15f of wezterm, or a more recent version.

This function is overly specific and exists primarily to workaround this wsl.exe issue.

It takes as input a string and attempts to convert it from utf16 to utf8.

local wezterm = require 'wezterm'

local success, wsl_list, wsl_err =
  wezterm.run_child_process { 'wsl.exe', '-l' }
wsl_list = wezterm.utf16_to_utf8(wsl_list)