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Bug 610257 - a2ps isn't UTF8-clean
a2ps isn't UTF8-clean
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 71496
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: a2ps (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-07-01 16:50 EDT by Horst H. von Brand
Modified: 2010-08-23 07:14 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-08-23 07:14:05 EDT
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A file with UTF8 (127 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2010-07-01 16:50 EDT, Horst H. von Brand
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2010-07-01 16:50:30 EDT
Created attachment 428561 [details]
A file with UTF8

Description of problem:
Printing a textfile (like the attached one) gives gibberish, the non-ASCII caracters are interpreted as 2 weird characters each.

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How reproducible:
Each time you try to print an non-ASCII text...

Steps to Reproduce:
1. a2ps -1 --output=testfile.ps
Actual results:
Gibberish in testfile.ps

Expected results:
A reasonable representation of the original text

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2010-07-30 08:22:56 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.

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Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2010-08-23 07:14:05 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 71496 ***

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