Bug 43155 - LANG=de man man gives incomplete output
Summary: LANG=de man man gives incomplete output
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc   
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-06-01 14:45 UTC by Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Modified: 2016-11-24 15:28 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 10:44:49 UTC
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Description Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-06-01 14:45:57 UTC
We've found a relatively odd problem; since there's a difference between 
the de and de_DE locale, we think it's a glibc issue.

On a rawhide system, install man-pages-de and run

LANG=de man man

in an rxvt or similar terminal -> incomplete output

LANG=de_DE man man


LANG=de man man

in text mode works

Comment 1 Ulrich Drepper 2004-09-30 10:44:49 UTC
I'm closing this.  It has defnitely been a problem with the encoding
of the man pages in the first place.  The man pages are nowadays
supposed to be encoded in a certain way and the man program can handle
this.  No need to look at what that old, outdated code did.

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