character coding

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Thu Dec 30 09:03:38 PST 2004


Fr?re Jacques wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> 
> I've got a curious problem with character encodings in LfS 6.0.
> 
> Characters which are not 7-Bit-ASCII (????, ?, ???? etc.) are handled
> inconsistent. "?" for example is sometimes handled as "?", sometimes
> handled as "?" and sometimes handled as "\344". An example:
> 
> root at mypc01 ~ $ echo $LANG, $LC_ALL
> POSIX, POSIX

That's the wrong thing.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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