State of Unicode collation support in FreeBSD?

Slawa Olhovchenkov slw at
Tue Sep 10 08:46:01 UTC 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 10:26:29AM +0200, David Demelier wrote:

> 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.

Why you talk about syscons?
This is about sort, postgres and other software.

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