State of Unicode collation support in FreeBSD?

David Demelier demelier.david at
Tue Sep 10 08:26:30 UTC 2013

2013/8/28 Wolfgang Zenker <wolfgang at>:
> [crossposted to -stable and -i18n, replies directed to -stable]
> Hi everyone,
> could someone point me to infos regarding Unicode collation support in FreeBSD?
> All I could find was but
> that page has not been changed in more than two years. Looking at sources of
> -current it doesn't look like those changes made it into the source tree yet.
> Wolfgang

I think no one is really interested to add real UTF-8 support to
Syscons. Currently you can get UTF-8 output by using Syscons xterm
ttys (which is default) and set your appropriate locales. For input
it's currently (unfortunately) not supported.

If you use X.Org, then your fine using UTF-8.


Demelier David

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