[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.5.3

Oleg Roitburd oleg at roitburd.de
Mon Jun 11 10:38:46 CEST 2007


Am Montag, 11. Juni 2007 10:14 schrieb Klaus Schmidinger:
> On 06/11/2007 10:08 AM, Oleg Roitburd wrote:
> > $LANG is setting to en_US.UTF-8
>
> Please check whether the log says that the codeset is "known"
> (should be right after VDR's startup message).

yes...you are right
Jun 11 10:10:53 compaq vdr: [18482] VDR version 1.5.3 started
Jun 11 10:10:53 compaq vdr: [18482] codeset is 'UTF-8' - unknown

>
> You may need to set LANG=en_US.utf8 (without the '-').
> Maybe the strings in libsi/si.c should contain the extra '-'s,
> not sure what's best.
>
> All I can say is that this works just fine here.

OK. this works
LANG=en_US.utf8 ./vdr -c /etc/vdr -P"softdevice -vo xv:"
I would say, vdr need better recognizing of locales (eliminated of "-" and 
tolower())

>
> > For my stable version 1.4.x I'm using UTF patch from Alexander Riedel. As
> > I remember he has inserted extra field for channel codepage. And this
> > works.
>
> Using such an extra field is not the way to go, because there is no
> standard way to fill it in (or is there?).

Automagicaly it was ever filled with iso8859-15, for all other codepages was 
handmade job

Regards
Oleg Roitburd



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