Re: UTF-8 locale, strange chars in X terminal pager(s), specifically man pages
> On Saturday 02 Oct 2004 12:50:25 +0200, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > Who said Debian has moved completely to UTF-8 ?
> > man, aptitude
> > I thought these are not UTF ready. See BTS.
> > I wish these were. So if you do, you need multiple locales.
> > I suggest creating custom meny for xterm started with en_US.ISO-8859-1.
I retract this comment. It looks like UTF-8 issues has been resolved as
I used to experience. I can see man pages in UTF-8 for English OK as a
quick look. Even ja_JP.UTF-8 looks good.
But there may be monir issues left for man.
aptitude now has no issues with CJK with UTF-8 since it was disabled and
forced to use english.
Oh, you may want to check "pager" with update-alternatives.
pager - status is manual.
link currently points to /usr/bin/lv
/bin/more - priority 50
/usr/bin/less - priority 77
slave pager.1.gz: /usr/share/man/man1/less.1.gz
/usr/bin/w3m - priority 25
slave pager.1.gz: /usr/share/man/man1/w3m.1.gz
/usr/bin/lv - priority 80
slave pager.1.gz: /usr/share/man/man1/lv.1.gz
Current `best' version is /usr/bin/lv.