Bug 140050 - Convert queries to current locale
Convert queries to current locale
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-11-19 09:57 EST by Michael Schröder
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-26 19:55:13 EDT
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Locale patch (5.56 KB, patch)
2004-11-19 09:59 EST, Michael Schröder
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Description Michael Schröder 2004-11-19 09:57:59 EST
The attached patch makes rpm convert query output to the current 
locale.
Comment 1 Michael Schröder 2004-11-19 09:59:50 EST
Created attachment 107057 [details]
Locale patch
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2004-11-19 18:05:04 EST
The looks like an approach to the problem, once over seems
correct as well.

The real problem, that rpm string types are 8 bit clean but
not utf8 encoded, needs to be addressed in *.spec parsing
during build, and perhaps a utility that runs periodically
against the rpmdb, converting changelog entries once, not
every query, in package headers.

The real fixx needs to go after string types, not just changelog,
as well, as the day of i18n package names and file names in rpm
packaging is rapidly approaching.
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2005-10-26 19:55:13 EDT
Patch added to rpm-4.4.3-0.25.

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