Minor issue in chapter 7 <Not critical>
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Fri Jun 9 19:48:45 PDT 2006
On 6/9/06, Alexander E. Patrakov <patrakov at ums.usu.ru> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > The LFS instructions should be amended to instruct the user
> > to convert the charset part of the locale to the uppercase convention.
> > This is not entirely clear right now.
> Not only uppercase, but also canonical placement of dashes.
> > And then we can append to profile.d/i18n.sh or create a new
> > profile.d/glib2.sh. Sound reasonable? I may have severly mangled the
> > description of the Glib2 filename character set business.
> Not mangled at all.
> However, there are Glib2-based programs such as Nautilus CD Burner that always
> assume that filenames are in UTF-8 and ignore G_FILENAME_ENCODING. They are
> broken in non-UTF-8 locales.
Yes, I remember you explained that to me. I suppose broken in
non-UTF-8 is better than broken in non-ISO-8859-1, though.
I'm going to open a bug each in LFS and BLFS so these things aren't
forgotten about before release.
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