Bug#435802: linux-latest-2.6: GNU/Linux kernel should use CONFIG_NLS_DEFAULT="utf-8"
On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 11:36:02AM +0200, Raúl Sánchez Siles wrote:
> As per etch release notes: "Default encoding for etch is UTF-8". Section
> 2.2 on release notes:
> This is not true for GNU/Linux kernel where you can find that
> CONFIG_NLS_DEFAULT is set to "iso8859-1". This prevents uaing utf-8 charset
> for mounted filesystems for example samba (smbfs), and maybe others.
Sorry, in what sense is this true? Does 'mount.smbfs -o iocharset=utf8' not
work as expected?
iso8859-1 may no longer be the most appropriate default, but all this
setting is is a default.
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