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Re: tr is not working correctly with Turkish locale

From: Ismail Donmez
Subject: Re: tr is not working correctly with Turkish locale
Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2005 15:21:20 +0200
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On Sunday 06 November 2005 06:53, you wrote:
> According to Ismail Donmez on 11/4/2005 8:57 PM:
> > Hi,
> >
> > All tr versions up to including coreutils 5.3.0 seems to be buggy with
> > Turkish locale :
> Thanks for the report.
> The latest stable coreutils version is 5.92, with an update to 5.93
> planned in the very near future.  However, you should also be aware that
> stock coreutils tr does not attempt to do anything special with UTF and
> other multibyte encodings in various locales; most of these features come
> from downstream patches added by distributors.  Which distribution are you
> using?  Perhaps it is a bug in a patch used by your distribution, in which
> case you should report it there.

I used the vanilla tarball + Gentoo patches but they have no patch for 
multibyte encodings as far as I see. So tr is not supposed to handle 
multibyte characters? Like never? :/


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