[arch-general] Strange Problem with Greek characters

George Marinellis antibra at hotmail.com
Sat Feb 23 12:51:25 EST 2013

On 02/22/2013 11:40 AM, Martti Kühne wrote:
> Did you run locale-gen?
> Also, looking at your locale.conf I suspect "C" (which is, according
> to cplusplus.com because I'm too lazy to google further, the minimal
> locale. It is a rather neutral locale which has the same settings
> across all systems and compilers, and therefore the exact results of a
> program using this locale are predictable. This is the locale used by
> default on all C programs.) is the wrong locale setting if you want to
> run your system with non-ascii characters. I only have one line
> LANG=*.UTF-8 which does for my umlauts. I think if you remove your *=C
> assignments out of locale.conf and your current environment, it'll
> just work.
> cheers!
> mar77i

Great thanks Martti !

My problem solved. I didn't know the exact use of *=C. My old
locale.conf used them with no problem so did I.

Undergraduate [at] ece.ntua.gr

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