Pushing UTF-8 support into LFS

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Wed Aug 31 19:56:49 PDT 2005


Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> On 8/6/05, Alexander E. Patrakov <patrakov at ums.usu.ru> wrote:
> 
>>a sample LFS-like system that supports UTF-8 is available on a live CD.
>>So, it may be a good idea to create an experimental branch of the LFS
>>book that incorporates the same changes. LFS built according to that
>>branch should work in both UTF-8 and traitional locales. So, patches
>>that make things work in UTF-8 but break the non-UTF-8 case are a no-go.
> 
> Are there plans to incorporate UTF-8 support into LFS and BLFS?

Only after September, 4. I am busy with the classroom before that date.

After that, I will send a patch to the XML sources of the book if there 
are no objections.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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