Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 88524
program can not write latin2 (accent) Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½ etc. chars to stdout
Last modified: 2016-11-24 09:59:32 EST
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Description of problem:
[boldi@hades sysconfig]$ cat i18n
[boldi@hades sysconfig]$ cat keyboard
part of inputrc:
set meta-flag on
set input-meta on
set convert-meta off
set output-meta on
Some programs can not write latin2 chars to the stdout.
[boldi@hades etc]$ echo ï¿½
It works, I can write those chars from my keyboard, but
[boldi@hades IHM_-_Valosag_Shokk]$ id3ed -i 04.-.Zarjon_be_a_bolt.mp3
04.-.Zarjon_be_a_bolt.mp3: (tag v1.1)
songname: Zrjon be a bolt
| here should be an ï¿½ (a') character, but did not appear.
Id3ed (from tar.gz) and cdlabelgen (shipped with RH 9) is installed.
Also when I pass an artist and a title to cdlabelgen which contains laint2
chars. The printed cover contains instead of one latin2 char 3-4 other (some
But I have problems with java too. I tried with 1.4.1 from blackdown and
1.4.2beta from Sun and here are "squares" insted of the expected ï¿½ï¿½ etc. chars.
Input of these chars works here too.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Not a bash problem.
Is your filename UTF-8 encoded? If not, then you certaiunly cannot print it when using UTF-8 locale, unless you convert the filename
(e.g. using iconv(1) ).
No it is not. I solved the problem by changing the i18n file to:
And for X I installed:
And attached these lines to /etc/X11/fs/config:
after these lines:
# where to look for fonts
catalogue = /usr/share/fonts/ISO8859-2/misc,
Now everything works, but now I can not add new menu item manually to RedHat
menus. But I will try iconv function to convert the files to UTF-8.
It is certainly preferable to convert your filenames and start using UTF-8.