how to set up UTF8 russian in -current?

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at
Thu Jun 17 10:54:15 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 08:20:00AM +0400, Andrey V. Elsukov wrote:
> On 17.06.2010 5:57, Alexandre "Sunny" Kovalenko wrote:
> > Can you specifically point out things that do not work for you in the
> > xterm window? I am able to create files and directories with Cyrillic
> > names, use Cyrillic strings as the command parameters, etc. It has been
> > working for me for quite a long time, so I could not really remember
> > what, if anything, I had to do, but we can compare settings if you'd
> > like to. I do use Gnome, though, so some of its pixie dust could have
> > been spilled onto xterm.
> > 
> > I have attached small screenshot as an illustration -- if this is not
> > what you are talking about, please, accept my apology for the noise.
> I think Anton said about console localization (not X Window).

well, after Ed's reply I got console localisation back.
It was apparently TEKEN_* option in kernel that broke it.

I'm struggling to get console localisation in xterm.

Here's a small example of what I get:

I have this in /etc/rc.conf:


And these environment variables in shell:


many thanks

Anton Shterenlikht
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