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



In message <oak7vw4azn.fsf@arroz.onshored.com>, Adam Di Carlo writes:
>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).

Mmm, yeah.  In fact LC_CTYPE is completely the wrong variable to be 
controlling messages anyway, it would be LC_MESSAGES if anything. 

I'll have it set LC_ALL, which seems to be the king of the hill as these
things go.

p.



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