[vdr] VDRAdmin and character mapping

Andreas Mair Andreas.Mair at linogate.com
Wed Jan 3 10:12:48 CET 2007


Hi,

On Tuesday 02 January 2007 19:46, Harald Milz wrote:
> Andreas Mair <Andreas.Mair at linogate.com> wrote:
> > What language/locale do you use in VDRAdmin-AM?
> > Do you use any VDR patch, that changes its character encoding?
>
> I'm using the UTF-8 patch (because I'm using Russian and German EPGs),
> and German umlauts are displayed incorrectly unless I tell the browser
> explicitly to use UTF-8. In any case, vdradmin-am should give a hint
> which locale it uses, by using the appropriate META header:
>
>     <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=utf-8">
>
> ... and use a portable encoding for buttons and menu entries, like &auml;
> instead of "ä", for example, because if I set UTF-8 in the browser,
> umlauted menu entries are incorrectly displayed. At the moment it appears
> that for example German is tied to ISO-8859-1 in the PO file. UTF-8
> should be in the SUPPORTED_LOCALE_PREFIXES list, IMHO.

There is support for UTF8 but it has to be added manually. Simply 
run "./make.sh utf8add" and "./make.sh po" to generate the UTF8 locales.

Hope this helps...

Regards,
Andreas
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