[BLFS Trac] #1958: Pine UTF-8 patch

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Sat May 6 06:52:12 PDT 2006


#1958: Pine UTF-8 patch
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 Reporter:  alexander at linuxfromscratch.org  |       Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  task                            |      Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal                          |   Milestone:  6.2                           
Component:  BOOK                            |     Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal                          |    Keywords:                                
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 Please apply [http://www.suse.de/~bk/pine/4.64/2006-02-23/bigpatch.diff
 this patch] to pine-4.64 so that it can display messages correctly in
 UTF-8 locales. Right now, it displays (for example) this:
 {{{
 The following text is in the "ISO-8859-1" character set.
 Your display is set for the "UTF-8" character set.
 Some characters may be displayed incorrectly.
 }}}

 and indeed, invalid UTF-8 is sent to the screen instead of such
 characters. Russian KOI8-R-encoded mail messages are displayed as a
 sequence of "invalid character" boxes because of this. The patch
 completely fixes the issue.

 More details: http://www.suse.de/~bk/pine/FAQ.html.

 This patch has no negative effects in non-UTF-8 locales, and, according to
 [http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/blfs-
 dev/2006-April/014534.html this resolution], has to be applied
 unconditionally (OTOH, with Nano, we already broke this resolution).

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