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Re: ksh + utf-8



Vladislav Belogrudov <belogrudov_(_at_)_yahoo_(_dot_)_com> wrote:

> I use xterm with utf-8 support and ksh.
> Whenever I start typing fast or editing in some
> non-latin
> language I get randomly squares instead of characters.
> Is utf-8 and pdksh compatible enough?

pdksh's command line editor isn't aware of UTF-8 and assumes that
each byte corresponds to exactly one character.  Yes, it will screw
up and show garbage if you write text that doesn't fit this assumption.

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Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de