Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 128342
pstree broken in gnome-terminal with a UTF-8 LANG set.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:03 EST
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Description of problem:
The pstree output is not formatted correctly when a UTF-8 LANG is set
in a gnome-terminal. The -U flag does not help either, but setting
LANG to en_US will fix it. The xterm program doesn't have this problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I suspect this is a gnome-terminal problem. Will evaluate.
I played around some more and I think the problem comes from an
inconsistency between the shell's LANG setting and what the
gnome-terminal has set for its "Character Coding" option setting,
which is made worse by the fact that the gnome/gtk menu indicators
don't seem to work in the theme that I use (Crux). If I change my
LANG setting in my shell init scripts, then start a gnome-terminal, it
just uses its last remembered value for char coding, which is
different from what the shell has. Shouldn't the gnome-terminal
detect the shell's LANG setting and use that?
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