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Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 16:24:12 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Failed to build packages from pkgsrc

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 12:28:05PM +0200, Henri Salo wrote:
> We also noticed major problems with irssi. I have sometimes seen these irssi-problems also in other platforms, but usually they go away automatically after refresh of the window. Screenshot tells it all:
> - Spaces between words without even writing those by ourselves
> - Blue panel goes dark and then we see duplicate lines in irssi
> After this experience I think that nobody uses irssi in Owl or Owl in overall shell working environment. Terminal, irssi and shell settings are the same (UTF-8) as in Debian-environment where everything seems to work now as supposed.

Owl lacks utf-8 locales by default.  Yes, I know it sounds weird these
days, and we got to change it in Owl-current before Owl 4.0.

To enable them, change BUILD_LOCALES_UTF8 from 0 to 1 in glibc.spec and
rebuild glibc with "make PACKAGE=glibc".

Or simply change your settings to use iso-8859-1.


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