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Re: misc/46784: "pretty" dashes in manpages make copying from manpages inadvisable
The following reply was made to PR misc/46784; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "S.P.Zeidler" <spz%serpens.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: misc/46784: "pretty" dashes in manpages make copying from
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2012 22:07:47 +0200
Thus wrote Martin Husemann (martin%duskware.de@localhost):
> Please describe a bit more of your environment and what "copied from the
> man page" actually means.
X cut & paste, from/to xterms
The problematic behaviour seems to be a result of using an UTF8 LC_CTYPE.
With LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 or LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 I get e2 88 92 as dash
instead of 2d.
(As checked via man echo > echo.out; hexdump -C echo.out)
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