Re: cvs commit to boot-floppies by pb
In message <20011203003115.GA23897@nubol.oskuro.net>, Jordi Mallach writes:
>I'm building some catalan-enabled floppies, with no LANG_CHOOSER.
>It looks like dbootstrap isn't started under the right locale, as it
>shows 8bit characters like "?" in some places, and in others, it cuts
Okay, yeah, I see what you mean. I built some single-language French disks
and they exhibit the same problem.
>This is what many reported a while ago, but I thought it should have
>been fixed by newt and bogl-term. It's still happening, although I've
>got the lastest packages installed here.
Bogl-bterm isn't used at all in the non-LC case. It does seem like it has
to be some kind of newt and/or slang oddity. If I manually replace the
(UTF8) libslang and libnewt libraries on the root disk with the (non-UTF8 I
think) versions from /usr/lib on my computer, accented characters start
I'm also seeing bizarre effects with dialog box borders: sometimes I get
none at all, sometimes I get the "ASCII" borders made up of +---+ signs,
and sometimes I get the spiffy borders made with line drawing characters.
Replacing the newt and slang libraries doesn't seem to have made any
difference to this one.
Do you have the -utf8 versions of newt and slang installed, or the vanilla