Bug 88605 - msgs/mess.* do not work in some charsets instead of its own
msgs/mess.* do not work in some charsets instead of its own
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: man (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-04-11 07:09 EDT by Andy Shevchenko
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.5m2-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-02-19 12:02:41 EST
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patch for drop the described problem (6.31 KB, patch)
2003-04-11 07:10 EDT, Andy Shevchenko
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Description Andy Shevchenko 2003-04-11 07:09:19 EDT
Description of problem:
msgs/mess.* do not work in some charsets instead of its own.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
man gggg
in ru_RU.UTF-8 (but man.spec must be rewritten for include
mess.ru into package)

Additional info:
See attached patch and
man.spec %build section will be included next lines (e.g.,for russian)
/usr/bin/iconv msgs/mess.ru > msgs/mess.ru.utf
mv -f msgs/mess.ru.utf msgs/mess.ru
Comment 1 Andy Shevchenko 2003-04-11 07:10:48 EDT
Created attachment 91072 [details]
patch for drop the described problem
Comment 2 Eido Inoue 2003-08-20 15:46:54 EDT
does the patch leave strings that have chars in the A1 to FE range (but ARE NOT
ISO-8859-x... but rather multibyte sequences) untouched?

What about multibyte sequences that use characters from 80 to 9F (GB18030,

What about 7-bit multibyte ISO-2022? (ISO-2022-JP, which is ascii with escape
Comment 3 Eido Inoue 2004-02-19 12:02:41 EST
this is fixed in man-1.5m2, which normalizes everything to UTF-8.

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