Re: fallback to single language when fbcon not available
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 07:41:23AM +0000, Philip Blundell wrote:
> >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?
I think so.
> If that's true, it's a pretty severe bug and we need to fix it. What
> goes wrong?
The messages are in UTF-8, and I guess that when printed on a non-UTF-8
terminal, they mangle the display.
I think we would either need a non-UTF-8 versions of messages or some subset
of recode/iconv as well as apropriate fonts on the floppies to be able
to fall back...
Marcin Owsiany <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://marcin.owsiany.pl/
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