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Bug 77474 - When using 'man' command, it will show '-' charcter as '? character
When using 'man' command, it will show '-' charcter as '? character
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-11-07 12:00 EST by Hai Wu
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-08 15:36:31 EST
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Description Hai Wu 2002-11-07 12:00:13 EST
Description of Problem:
When using 'man' command, it will show '-' charcter as '?
If using "echo $LANG", output is: en_US.UTF-8

Have to using "LANG=en_US man ls" in order to show '-' correctly.

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Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-11-07 12:14:21 EST
Are you using 'screen', or some odd terminal program?
Comment 2 Hai Wu 2002-11-08 15:36:24 EST
No I use console and Putty
Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2002-11-11 04:41:51 EST
You need to set your terminal to use UTF-8, or else use 'LANG=C man'.

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