Bug 106051 - need to convert Japanese manpages to UTF-8
need to convert Japanese manpages to UTF-8
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: shadow-utils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
David Lawrence
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Blocks: CambridgeBlocker
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Reported: 2003-10-02 05:23 EDT by Akira TAGOH
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 4.0.3-13
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Last Closed: 2003-10-22 12:28:26 EDT
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Description Akira TAGOH 2003-10-02 05:23:29 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; ja-JP; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030303

Description of problem:
Since we have decided to use UTF-8 locale, we can't look at EUC-JP manpages. so
basically it needs to be converted to UTF-8.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 man 5 shadow
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Actual Results:  more warnings are output, and manpages is not readable.

Expected Results:  no warnings and readable.

Additional info:

I'm refiling this due to bugzilla issue.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2003-10-22 12:28:26 EDT
Fixing in 4.0.3-13.  Is there a systematic way of doing this sort of thing which
is preferred over one-off solutions like the one used this time?
Comment 2 Akira TAGOH 2003-10-24 09:02:19 EDT
Well, actually all manpages should has any information what encoding it is
using. e.g. .encoding UTF-8. and basically groff should converts it according to
that and current locale. but no such rules right now. so what we can do now is
just using iconv or something.

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