[arch-general] "error: unknown encoding UTF8: using iso88591 as fallback"
rodrigorivascosta at gmail.com
Fri May 29 13:02:16 UTC 2015
On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 2:38 PM, Damjan Georgievski <gdamjan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> error: unknown encoding UTF8: using iso88591 as fallback
> it seems for these apps it MUST be en_US.UTF-8 - that's the canonical
> name of the encoding UTF-8 (with the dash).
I don't think it is locale related, I've used both "en_US.utf8" and
"en_US.UTF-8" in the past without issues.
And encoding names are used in many other places.
My guess is that you have somewhere a XML file with a wrong declaration
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF8"?>
where the proper declaration would be:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
There are some configuration files both in /etc and $HOME that are
read upon initialization of Gtk and Qt (see /etc/fonts/*), so I'd
check those first:
$ grep -ir 'encoding="utf8' /etc
$ grep -ir 'encoding="utf8' ~/.config
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