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Bug 237906 - Within certain locales minicom -s generates corrupt configuration files
Within certain locales minicom -s generates corrupt configuration files
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: minicom (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Miroslav Lichvar
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2007-04-25 19:12 EDT by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-22 03:29:27 EDT
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-04-25 19:12:59 EDT
Description of problem:

When using certain locales, minicom puts non-7bit characters in comments
in generated /etc/minirc.dfl when saving configuration. Such comments are
not handled correctly by minicom when reading that file, the foreign
characters are apparently treated like line breaks, which makes minicom
emit a warning during startup.

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Steps to Reproduce:

1. LANG=cs_CZ.UTF-8 minicom -s
2. Save new configuration
3. run minicom with the new configuration

Actual results:

/etc/minirc.dfl contains:
# Automaticky vytvořený soubor - pro změnu nastavení použijte "minicom -s".
pr port             /dev/ttyS0
pu baudrate         9600

And during minicom startup, it complains:
** Line 2 of the globální config file not understood

Expected results:

Minicom should not complain.
Comment 1 Miroslav Lichvar 2007-05-02 10:07:40 EDT
This is fixed in the latest upstream release 2.2. Will be pushed as an update.

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