locale issue

Mykola.Stryebkov at gmail.com Mykola.Stryebkov at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 04:59:54 PDT 2005

On 09.09.2005 07:38:33, Scott Robbins wrote:
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> On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 02:14:15PM +0300, Mykola.Stryebkov at gmail.com wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > After system upgrade from 5.4-RELEASE to FreeBSD 6.0-BETA4 last night i
> > can't input cyrillic chars in X Window. Key presses are just ignored.
> > 
> > In UPDATING i found a note about changing LC_CTYPE on-disk file format.
> > Looks like now i have to rebuild some libraries. If yes, it would be
> > great if somebody can tell me what exactly i have to recompile.
> > 
> > The only thing, that confuses me here is that Midnight Commander and
> > Mutt uses the same set of console-related libraries, but i can see
> > cyrillic chars in MC and can't - in Mutt.
> There is a port that deals with this.  Eventually, you won't need it.  
> I'm afraid I've forgotten all the programs I had to reinstall, perl was
> one of them and might even be a quick fix.  If not
> /usr/ports/misc/localedata
> Afte installing set the following in your shell's rc file
> export PATH_LOCALE=/usr/loacl/share/compat/locale
> (for Bourne style shells)
> The other option is to be the daring one and map libc.so.5 to libc.so.6
> in /etc/libmap.conf.  This seems like it has a possibility of breaking
> something, but I used it for a few days without problem.

Libmap.conf approach works for me, thanks. Will see if it break
something. Anyway, i'm going to rebuild ports now.

Nick Strebkov
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