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- From: Marcus Vinicius Ferreira <marcus_ferreira at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 09:24:07 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Strange characters
I was studying man pages more deeply in Cygwin and I can not solve a problem
involving strange (format ?) characters. As an example, here is a part of "man
zipnote [â^'hwL] [â^'b path] zipfile
zipsplit [â^'hiLpst] [â^'n size] [â^'b path] zipfile
zip is a compression and file packaging utility for Unix, VMS, MSDOS,
OS/2, Windows NT, Minix, Atari and Macintosh, Amiga and Acorn RISC OS.
It is analogous to a combination of the UNIX commands tar(1) and
press(1) and is compatible with PKZIP (Phil Katzâ?Ts ZIP for MSDOS
Although some colors appear in the text description (white, grey and navy
blue), a set of "â", "^", "'" makes impossible to understand some parts.
I tried to change enviroment variables such as $LANG, $TERM, $CYGWIN with no
results. I made a fresh new installation and the problem re-appears.
My cygwin dll is 1.5.5, Windows XP Pro, bash 2.05b.
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