Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 79097
help browser is garbled
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:32:43 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20021003
Description of problem:
In the main text of the help browser, every other character is replaced by a
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.Open help browser
Actual Results: The text in the help sections is garbled in the following way:
characters alternate every other one between the regular text and "hollow
squares", probably signalling invalid characters.
Expected Results: The text should have appeared legibly.
I use the Ximian Evolution-related updates.
Created attachment 87564 [details]
image of the help browser
At the console if you specify:
Does the problem still appear?
I think the help file is not written in unicode (utf8) format. If the LANG
switch works for you, it can be a temporary workaround.
Setting LC_ALL to C is indeed a temporary workaround.
Hm, it works for me. Will have to investigate some more.
This works ok for me with 1.7.7-1.