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Description of problem:
gdb aborts abruptly in the following locale. It seems gdb may have this problem
in other locales too. gdb works fine in the default C or English locale.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Choose UTF-8 Turkish locale when logging into gnome.
2. Invoke gdb in a gnome-terminal.
GDB doesn't know of any character set named `ISO-8859-1'.
No display number 0.
Disabling display 0 to avoid infinite recursion.
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This GDB was configured as "i386-redhat-linux-gnu".
It seems the charset support of gdb is faulty.
The problem is because gdb is trying to do some upper-to-lower case conversions
and comparison between "ISO-8859-1" and "iso-8859-1" and the lowercase of 'I' in
Turkish is not 'i'. So the comparison fails.
As a workaround, you can try to start gdb doing this:
% LC_ALL=en_US gdb