Re: Uploaded zh-trans 0.8-0.1 (source all) to master (fwd)
On Sat, Jun 05, 1999 at 03:50:22AM +0800, Pofeng Lee wrote:
|> According to man(1), Chinese manpages should be displayed when the
|> locale is set to zh_TW.Big5. But this is not the case on my system,
|> the English manpages are still shown even when the Chinese ones are
|> installed... can someone shed some light on this?
|RedHat & Debian did not use the same 'man'
|And even in Redhat, we need to patch the Config & Makefile
I think I can put /usr/man/zh_TW.Big5 somewhere in man's config file,
but the followings are what I get when I type 'man man':
--- begin ---
International support is available with this package.
Native language manual pages are accessible (if available
on your system) via use of locale functions. To activate
such support, it is necessary to set either $LC_MESSAGES,
$LANG or another system dependent environment variable to
your language locale, usually specified in the POSIX
1003.1 based format:
If the desired page is available in your locale, it will
be displayed in lieu of the standard (usually American
-L locale, --locale=locale
man will normally determine your current locale by
a call to the C function setlocale(3) which inter
rogates various environment variables, possibly
including $LC_MESSAGES and $LANG. To temporarily
override the determined value, use this option to
supply a locale string directly to man. Note that
it will not take effect until the search for pages
actually begins. Output such as the help message
will always be displayed in the initially deter
Depending on system and implementation, either or
both of $LANG and $LC_MESSAGES will be interrogated
for the current message locale. man will display
its messages in that locale (if available). See
setlocale(3) for precise details.
--- end ---
I'm afraid that there's a bug in our man package...
Anthony Wong. [ E-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org ]