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Re: fallback to single language when fbcon not available

In message <[🔎] 20011127011122.J2852@melina.ds14.agh.edu.pl>, Marcin Owsiany writes
>On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 12:01:56AM +0000, Philip Blundell wrote:
>> I think this patch should fix the problem with running an i18n-enabled
>> flavour on a machine with an unsuitable graphics card.  I haven't
>> tested it yet, and I won't have time to do so until tomorrow evening,
>> so I'm not checking it in.  If anybody else wants to try it out,
>> please do.
>> +	cat <<EOF >> $T/sbin/udbootstrap
>> +#!/bin/sh
>> +if < /dev/fb0; then
>> +LC_CTYPE=C@utf-8 exec /usr/bin/bterm -f /unifont-reduced.bgf /sbin/dbootstr
>> +fi
>> +exec /sbin/dbootstrap
>> +EOF
>I don't think a UTF-8-enabled dbootstrap will run correctly without a
>bterm. At least it never did for me.

Even if the locale is set to something not UTF-8?  If that's true, it's a 
pretty severe bug and we need to fix it.  What goes wrong?


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