[vdr] VDRAdmin-AM with UTF-8 support?

Jose Alberto Reguero jareguero at telefonica.net
Sat Mar 14 00:20:21 CET 2009


El Viernes, 13 de Marzo de 2009, H. Langos escribió:
> Hi,
>
> I just installed vdr and vdradmin-am on Debian lenny and it seems that two
> years down the road the problem still exists. (Though in a more subtle way)
>
> I even tried the 3.6.4-1 from debian testing and still the pages have
> this in the head section:
>
>  meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1"
>
> My system default locale is en_US.UTF-8
> # cat /etc/default/locale
> LANG="en_US.UTF-8"
>
> Only switching to something like de_DE.UTF-8 seems to fix the problem.
> Seems like gettext('ISO-8859-1') is not the best way of handling
> encodings after all.
>
> Anyway, isn't it time to make a move towards a default UTF-8?
>
> cheers
> -henrik
>
> PS: I'm not subscribed to vdr or vdradmin-am. So please CC me.

In my case the problem is that the directory where the UTF8 locale is stored 
is:

/usr/share/locale/es_ES.utf8/

if I change to:

/usr/share/locale/es_ES.UTF8

All work ok.

Jose Alberto

>
> On Thu, Jan 01, 1970 at 12:00:00AM +0000, Jose Alberto Reguero wrote:
> > El Mi?rcoles, 28 de Marzo de 2007, Lucian Muresan escribi?:
> > > Jose Alberto Reguero wrote:
> > > > El Martes, 27 de Marzo de 2007, Harald Milz escribi?:
> > > >> Hi,
> > > >>
> > > >> is anyone working on a UTF-8 version of VDRadmin-AM? I'm using vdr
> > > >> with the UTF8 patch (de and ru) and need to always select UTF8
> > > >> manually in the browser to avoid seeing the ? stuff. Looking at the
> > > >> html files in template/default/, I see everything is hardcoded in
> > > >> iso-8859-1, but that should be a configuration option. Setting
> > > >> LANG=de_DE.utf8 doesn't help, it is silently ignored.
> > > >>
> > > >> Anyone?
> > > >>
> > > >> THX.
> > > >
> > > > I run:
> > > >
> > > > sed -i -e s/ISO-8859-1/UTF-8/g *.html
> > > >
> > > > in the template/default/ directory.
> > >
> > > Andreas Mair already adopted my UTF-8 patch for the vdradmin locales,
> > > months and versions ago. It patches the makefile and adds targets for
> > > generating the UTF-8 locales out of the stock ones. For more info,
> > > check this thread:
> > > http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/2006-July/010116.html
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Lucian
> >
> > I use make.sh utf8add and make.sh po but the html files in 
> > template/default/ still have references to ISO-8859-1, as Harald Milz
> > says, and firefox put the encoding to ISO-8859-1. That is with
> > vdradmin-am-3.5.3.
> >
> > Jose Alberto





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