[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: RPM submission script



> It's sort of a virus, e.g. in Germany. One of the first things the average
> user does after a distribution upgrade is to edit /etc/sysconfig/i18n and
> change from UTF-8 to @euro or ISO 8859-1. The reason is that the effects
> of this change are not understood. It just "seems to work" with old
> Latin-1 file names, file contents and non-Unicode-aware applications.

The file system is still UTF-8, its just the user is filling it with
garbage now. The update is a pain but there are some handy scripts for
doing things like turning a subtree from 8859-15 to utf-8




[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]