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I've tried that but it doesnt work,
i mean that when i do a ls in a dir with jp/chinese named files it
will just put "?" everywhere....
I'm running a jp win2k with jp locales
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul-Kenji Cahier" <pkc@F1-Photo.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 1:38 AM
> Subject: terms
>> Hello all,
>> I've been trying to make other terminals than rxvt work without the X
>> server but without success yet... The problem of the rxvt that comes
>> with cygwin is that as the original rxvt it doesnt support special
>> charsets, and hence cant display correctly japanese characters, or
>> chinese characters, or russian, etc. The alternative under linux would
>> be to use either mlterm or rxvt-beta, mlterm being particularly useful
>> as it allows multiple encoding in a same term.
> I am using Simplified Chinese version of win2k and I put the following lines in my ~/.Xdefaults:
> rxvt*font: fixedsys
> rxvt*boldFont: fixedsys
> rxvt*mfont: fixedsys
> then the rxvt windows shipped with cygwin can display Chinese characters correctly (just as notepad.exe).
> However, if I change the rxvt*multichar_encoding line to gb, it cannot display correct gb2312 characters. It is confusing...
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