Bug 77474

Summary: When using 'man' command, it will show '-' charcter as '? character
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Hai Wu <whai>
Component: bashAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Ben Levenson <benl>
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Description Hai Wu 2002-11-07 17:00:13 UTC
Description of Problem:
When using 'man' command, it will show '-' charcter as '?
If using "echo $LANG", output is: en_US.UTF-8

Have to using "LANG=en_US man ls" in order to show '-' correctly.

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Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-11-07 17:14:21 UTC
Are you using 'screen', or some odd terminal program?

Comment 2 Hai Wu 2002-11-08 20:36:24 UTC
No I use console and Putty

Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2002-11-11 09:41:51 UTC
You need to set your terminal to use UTF-8, or else use 'LANG=C man'.