Bug 443817 - Mangled characters in non UTF8 locales
Mangled characters in non UTF8 locales
Product: Virtualization Tools
Classification: Community
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Berrange
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Reported: 2008-04-23 10:49 EDT by Guido Günther
Modified: 2010-03-16 13:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-11-16 14:08:49 EST
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Description Guido Günther 2008-04-23 10:49:34 EDT
Description of problem:

Menues broken with non UTF8 locales

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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 05:57:48 EDT
...and when using iso8859-2 this even leads to a crach. See:
Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2009-11-16 14:08:49 EST
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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