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Re: [Lynx-dev] Problem displaying gopherspace UTF-8 on ARM (Raspberry Pi

From: Axel Beckert
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Problem displaying gopherspace UTF-8 on ARM (Raspberry Pi)
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:26:17 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)


On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 09:23:27PM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 06:31:24AM -0500, Héctor A. Abreu wrote:
> > I installed Lynx using "aptitude install" on my Raspberry Pi 2 (Raspbian
> > Jessie Lite).

What is "Raspbian Jessie Lite", I only know "Raspbian Jessie", but no
"Lite" version of Raspbian.

> > I set computer locale and browser to UTF-8 and have no problem
> > to view UTF-8 on http, for example

How have you set the computer locale to UTF-8?

> > The problem is when I try to do the same thing on gopher, for example
> > gopher://

I haven't this issue with normal Debian 8 Jessie and that URL in Lynx.
Displays fine.

> > Characters are displayed incorrectly on gopher...  but only when I use Lynx
> > on Raspberry Pi.

Okay. Strange. Can you post the output of "apt-cache show lynx-cur"
and "env | egrep 'LANG|LC_'" on that machine?

> > Lynx displays gopher UTF-8 correctly from my non-ARM Linux
> > boxes (HP Laptop with Lubuntu, AMD with Debian).


> > Should I compile Lynx myself on ARM instead of using "aptitude install"?
> Perhaps the pre-built package links with ncurses rather than
> ncursesw.

At least not on Debian 8 Jessie. And as far as I know, Raspian tries
to be as close as possible to Debian. So I don't expect to change

                Kind regards, Axel
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