Bug 443817 - Mangled characters in non UTF8 locales
Summary: Mangled characters in non UTF8 locales
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Product: Virtualization Tools
Classification: Community
Component: virt-manager   
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Daniel Berrange
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-04-23 14:49 UTC by Guido Günther
Modified: 2010-03-16 17:13 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-11-16 19:08:49 UTC
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Description Guido Günther 2008-04-23 14:49:34 UTC
Description of problem:

Menues broken with non UTF8 locales

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. LC_ALL=fr_FR@euro virt-manager
Actual results:
all accented characters look wrong in the menu (crossed boxes instead of characters)

Expected results:
display of accented characters

Additional info:
Same is true for german umlauts with de_DE@euro, de_DE@UTF-8 and fr_FR@UTF-8
work fine. This is on Debian Lenny.

Comment 1 Guido Günther 2008-06-20 09:57:48 UTC
...and when using iso8859-2 this even leads to a crach. See:

Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2009-11-16 19:08:49 UTC
Is this even really virt-manager related? Any segfault would have to be at the C level, so my guess is this is a gtk, glade, or some other library issue. Truthfully I'm not to savvy on this stuff so I wouldn't even know what to do in the first place.

Closing as CANTFIX, but please reopen if you think this is something defficient with virt-manager.

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