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Re: Droping 1200kB boot floppies - who minds?

On Mon, 2002-02-25 at 21:40, Eduard Bloch wrote:
>  - to not break non-ASCII chars, LANG must be either C or a valid
>    xx_YY.UTF-8 locale
>  - LC_CTYPE must be a valid locale string (or I am misguided by the
>    whiptail bug, see below)
>  - LC_MESSAGES is used by modconf. It should contain a _, . and .UTF-8

Ah, here's some top comedy.  Can you try this patch to modconf and see
if anything changes?  It seems that if you pass whiptail an LC_MESSAGES
for which it can't find any support files, it gives up on loading locale
data altogether and doesn't even attempt to read in the LC_CTYPE data.


--- dialog.old	Mon Feb 25 22:15:40 2002
+++ dialog	Mon Feb 25 22:14:47 2002
@@ -49,6 +49,7 @@
      --backtitle "$backtitle" "$type" "$text " 0 0 "$@" 2>&1 1>$ttydev

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