Bug#337041: IUTF8 pseudo-terminal mode
On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 02:00:56AM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2006-01-02 18:20:50 -0500, Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:
> > One could argue that an SSH server running on such a system should look
> > at the configured locale and configure the PTY appropriately, and that's
> > probably even a good idea.
> What "configured locale"? The user may use a locale which is not the
Whatever the locale for that channel/session/whatever.
> default one at the system level. Perhaps you mean that the SSH client
> should propagate the locale (more precisely, the charmap) to the
SunSSH 1.1 does (by having the client set per-channel LANG/LC_*
It's less than perfect: the client has no idea what a client-side locale
maps to on the server side.
Also, it's not just character sets that matter, but language for
localization of messages, date formats, etc...