[Frugalware-devel] [TODO 1.5 Mores] UTF-8 by default ?

Devil505 devil505linux at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 15:18:03 CEST 2011

2011/6/12 Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org>:
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 08:22:04AM +0200, Devil505 <devil505linux at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Possible, but don't think it'll be trivial. Or do you plan to leave
>> > setup console unchanged? What about config tools, does netconfig &
>> > friends look OK on utf8 console? I guess they'll have to be rebuilt
>> > against libncursesw (currently they are linked against libncurses), etc.
>> >
>> I can try but give me a plan with what I am supposed to do :)
> It's probably a task more for somebody familiar with setup hacking.
> src/plugins/asklang.c in setup.git defines LANG and LC_ALL based on the
> user selection, ie fr_FR, hu_HU, etc.

OK maybe Elentir could be this person.

> That should be changed to fr_FR.utf8 (untested, but I guess so), and
> first setup itself, then the installed system should be checked if
> accents are still proper.
> Work on this right now is appreciated, but I don't think we should do
> this change before 1.5, we already have a bunch of large-scale changes
> since 1.4.


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