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Re: [Lynx-dev] 2.8.8pre.3 odd rendering of utf-8 characters

From: John Drinkwater
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] 2.8.8pre.3 odd rendering of utf-8 characters
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 16:36:26 +0000
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On 24/01/14 22:08, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 04:17:10PM +0000, John Drinkwater wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Built lynx 2.8.8pre.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 with `configure --enable-widec` my
>> terminal defaults to LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, lynx options are the same between
>> versions, but Iā€™m seeing munged character output, compared to the system
>> default of 2.8.8dev.9
> The --enable-widec option would work if the default curses library uses 
> wide-characters.
> It's more likely that
>       --with-screen=ncursesw
> will do what you want.

That makes sense, thanks. Reconfigure and making with that option made
it work as I expected. Turns out I was missing the -dev package for
libncursesw and configure didnt fail.

>> Could I be building it incorrectly, or might this be a regression?
> "lynx -version" will tell what library you are using, e.g.,

John ā€˜[Beta]ā€™ Drinkwater        |      address@hidden

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