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Re: whiptail/dialog/modconf in bterm break on latin1 chars



Philip Blundell <philb@gnu.org> writes:

> In message <20011209134535.GA1715@zombie.inka.de>, Eduard Bloch writes:
> >Currently not. But it will be needed again if the whiptail problem is
> >not fixed soon.
> 
> I've checked in a patch to baseconfig.c to make it set LC_CTYPE to C before
> running modconf.  Previously it was setting LANG, which would have been
> overridden by LC_CTYPE in an i18n environment.

Be careful.  LC_CTYPE will be overriden by LC_ALL I believe.  See
locales(7).

> I think this should "fix" the problem you're seeing, in the sense that you
> should get the English strings from modconf.  If there is time to get modconf
> properly UTF-8 enabled, or to somehow make Latin1 work inside bterm, that
> would obviously be even better.

I doubt it.

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...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>



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