[pacman-dev] pacman translations

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 14:48:51 EST 2007

On 2/7/07, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/2/7, Sergej Pupykin <ps at lx-ltd.ru>:
> >
> >  RK> UTF-8 is OK. I only asked if there is a possibility to have two man
> >  RK> and po versions for some languages - UTF-8 and non-UTF-8. I think for
> >  RK> man pages it is possible by putting them in corresponding /usr/man
> >  RK> dirs (for example there are ru, ru.KOI8-R and ru.UTF-8 in /usr/man),
> >  RK> the same can be done for .mo files, I think.
> >  RK> Of course all this is quite odd. I would like all other encodings to
> >  RK> disappear ASAP.
> >
> > For man it is simplier to edit man.conf and put "iconv -f utf8 -t
> > <locale-cp>" call into it. So I think man in utf8 is enough. Don't know
> > about po...
> Thanks for the tip! So, man issue is solved. :-)
> BTW, can you please comment on this bug:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/4664 ? I think it can be closed with
> your tip, right?

Very nice.  Could someone with the know-how of this writeup a wiki
page (or add to an existing one) related to locales and utf8?

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