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Re: Hyphens in man pages are no longer hyphens

On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 12:50:05PM -0700, Sverre Froyen wrote:
> Hi,
> I 
> recently noticed that I can no longer copy and paste commands containing 
> hyphens from a man page because the hyphens get formatted as "342 200 220" 
> (from od -c /usr/share/man/cat1/send-pr.0).

I am also using LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8".  This bug bit me, too.  I hadn't
tried cut & paste, but I can no longer search for an an option flag by
typing "/-l<Enter>", for example.  Very annoying!

> Formatted man pages from a catman on 22 Nov. 
> contain normal hyphens whereas current as of a week ago produce the UTF-8 
> specific hyphens.

Hmm.  I think that I noticed the bug longer ago than that.


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933

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