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

Andreas Mair andreas at vdr-developer.org
Sat Mar 13 16:12:44 CET 2010


Hi,

have you tried VDRAdmin-AM v3.6.6? UTF8 handling has been changed there.

Best regards,
Andreas

2009/3/14 Jose Alberto Reguero <jareguero at telefonica.net>:
> 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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