[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#547079: login: Should set the iutf8 tty c_iflag if the locale is utf8

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Tue Mar 23 14:33:22 UTC 2010

The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
that has been posted to gmane.linux.debian.devel.general as well.

[Nicolas François]
> As I have no clue about TTY setup, let see if I can get some other
> opinions on debian-devel.
> The question raised on http://bugs.debian.org/547079 is who shall be
> responsible for setting up the user's tty (e.g. regarding UTF-8 handling).

This sound related to <URL: http://bugs.debian.org/547073 >, fixed in
sysvinit. in version 2.87dsf-7.  Init now leave it to the kernel to
set the utf-8 flag.  Perhaps login should do the same?

I do not know much about TTY setup myself, so I do not have much to
say on the topic. :)

Happy hacking,
Petter Reinholdtsen

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