charset changes

Andy Koppe andy.koppe@gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 20:03:00 GMT 2010


Corinna Vinschen:
> On Feb  5 22:50, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Feb  5 17:28, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>> > And finally, some systems (e.g. Fedora) maintain a number of
>> > full-word locales (locale aliases?) that are not known on cygwin
>> > either (maybe not harmful):
>>
>> That's something for the far future, I guess.
>
> Not really.  I just implemented it.  It reads from
> /usr/share/locale/locale.alias if the locale isn't recognized.  The file
> /usr/share/locale/locale.alias is provided by the gettext package.

Good stuff. One small issue: the @cjknarrow modifier isn't supported
on such aliases. I noticed because mintty automatically appends that
to the locale set in its options when it finds that a cjkwide locale
is used with a cjknarrow font.

Andy



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