SOLVED [WAS: Re: LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.ISO8859-1 with xterm - still French accented characters are corrupted
mexas at bris.ac.uk
Wed Jul 17 22:00:25 UTC 2013
>Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:57:34 +0200
>From: Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de>
>To: Elimar Riesebieter <riesebie at lxtec.de>
>Subject: Re: LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.ISO8859-1 with xterm - still French accented
> characters are corrupted
>On Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:38:53 +0200, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
>> * Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bris.ac.uk> [2013-07-17 13:14 +0100]:
>> > I tried, in tcsh:
>> > % setenv |grep FR
>> > XTERM_LOCALE=fr_FR.ISO8859-1
>> > LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.ISO8859-1
>> > but the accented French characters are corrupted, e.g. in
>> > /usr/ports/french/aster/pkg-descr.
>> > I built xterm with
>> > % make -C /usr/ports/x11/xterm showconfig
>> > ===> The following configuration options are available for xterm-296:
>> > 256COLOR=on: Enable 256-color support
>> > DABBREV=off: Enable support for dabbrev-expand
>> > DECTERM=off: Enable DECterm Locator support
>> > GNOME=off: GNOME desktop environment support
>> > LUIT=on: Use LUIT for locale convertion from/to UTF-8
>> > PCRE=on: Use Perl Compatible Regular Expressions
>> > SIXEL=on: Enable Sixel graphics support
>> > WCHAR=on: Enable wide-character support
>> > ===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings
>> > I usually can read russian with either
>> > ru_RU.KOI8-R or en_US.UTF-8 in xterm, so I think
>> > the xterm is set up correctly to view 8-bit characters.
>> Doesn't fr_FR.UTF8 work?
>That probably won't matter. The characters in that file are
>normal 1-byte characters (ISO), not 2-byte ones (UTF-8).
>I have built xterm with no special options and can see
>I assume you have all neccessary _fonts_ installed?
I realised I have russian fonts in .Xdefaults.
I removed those and now can see accented characters fine.
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