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bug #38055: ddd.texi contains ISO-8859-1 characters

Submitter:  Joerg Wunsch <joerg_wunsch>
Submitted:  Thu 10 Jan 2013 12:34:34 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Works For Me
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  None
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Thu 10 Jan 2013 12:34:34 PM UTC, original submission:  

When configuring ddd with --enable-builtin-manual, and
running it in an environment that uses an UTF-8 locale, the
reference manual display stops at the first non-ASCII
character (the "ü" in Dorothea Lütkehaus' name).

Running ddd entirely within an ISO-8859-1 locale makes this
work, but is usually no longer the preferrable option these

As a workaround, I have replaced all non-ASCII characters
in ddd.texi by their correct texinfo notation (ü -> @"u etc.).
While the info(1) command currently does not display these
characters correctly afterwards, this seems to be something
that ought to be fixed in info itself, rather than trying to
force any particular encoding already in the info files

Joerg Wunsch <joerg_wunsch>


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

Attach Files:

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file #27237:  ddd.texi.patch added by joerg_wunsch (3KiB - text/x-patch - Suggested patch)


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    2013-01-10 joerg_wunsch Attached File- Added ddd.texi.patch, #27237

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