man pages contain strange tags

Alexander E. Patrakov see at the.sig
Sun Jul 4 03:08:50 PDT 2004


Wilco wrote:
> rick wrote:
> 
>>
>>
>> Wilco wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> When I open a manual page of an application, man replaces special 
>>> characters with strange tags.
>>> For example, I get <B4> written on a white background instead of ´
>>> Now when I do something like:
>>> export LC_ALL="nl_NL"
>>> The correct character is used.
>>> However I don't want to set locale options only because of man.
>>> It worked before but I don't know how.
>>
>>
>>
>> try setting LANGUAGE or LANG instead.
> 
You need only LC_CTYPE
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