man pages contain strange tags

rick shelton at onr.com
Sun Jul 4 05:07:37 PDT 2004



Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> 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
aso...
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