Bug 155073 - Patch: runtime charset detection
Patch: runtime charset detection
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: snownews (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Zing
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2005-04-15 19:38 EDT by Zing
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-03 15:41:53 EDT
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runtime charset detection (1.33 KB, patch)
2005-04-15 19:39 EDT, Zing
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Description Zing 2005-04-15 19:38:46 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050323 Fedora/1.7.6-1.3.2

Description of problem:
This patch allows runtime detection of the charset in use, rather than hard-coding snownew's character set at compile time.  Upstream requested this be integrated until a more final fix is done.  also see debian bug for more info:

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=259376

i'll attach the patch...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
snownews-1.5.6.1-3

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run snownews in a non-utf8 terminal 

Actual Results:  incorrect char rendering

Expected Results:  correct char rendering

Additional info:
Comment 1 Zing 2005-04-15 19:39:46 EDT
Created attachment 113264 [details]
runtime charset detection

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