misc/144377: Display of discritics is mildly broken

Garrett Cooper yanefbsd at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 02:40:03 UTC 2010

The following reply was made to PR bin/144377; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at gmail.com>
To: Ollivier Robert <roberto at freebsd.org>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at freebsd.org, Ed Schouten <ed at 80386.nl>
Subject: Re: misc/144377: Display of discritics is mildly broken
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 18:30:35 -0800

 On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Ollivier Robert <roberto at freebsd.org> wrot=
 >>Number: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 144377
 >>Category: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 misc
 >>Synopsis: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 Display of discritics is mildly broken
 >>Confidential: =C2=A0 no
 >>Severity: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 non-critical
 >>Priority: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 medium
 >>Responsible: =C2=A0 =C2=A0freebsd-bugs
 >>State: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0open
 >>Class: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0sw-bug
 >>Submitter-Id: =C2=A0 current-users
 >>Arrival-Date: =C2=A0 Sun Feb 28 22:20:01 UTC 2010
 >>Originator: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 Ollivier Robert
 >>Release: =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE amd64
 > Usenet Canal Historique
 > System: FreeBSD centre.keltia.net 8.0-STABLE FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE #9 r20004=
 8M: Thu Dec 3 12:46:31 CET 2009 root at ng.keltia.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/KEL=
 TIA amd64
 > LANG=3Den-US.ISO8859-15
 > =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0Running ee at the console and typing diacritic=
 s (like =C3=A9 or =C4=8D) shows
 > =C2=A0 =C2=A0letters as blinking characters in reverse video.
 > =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0Run ee, type one '=C3=A9' and observe.
 > =C2=A0 =C2=A0Not sure whether it is a ncurses or a ee issue but in 7.2 it=
  used to
 > =C2=A0 =C2=A0work fine (even though it didn't in an xterm).
 Hi Ed,
     Could this be related to the syscons changes in 8.x?

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