Subject: Re: gd, locales, special characters UPDATE
To: None <>
From: Chuck Swiger <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 06/27/2007 09:29:24
On Jun 27, 2007, at 9:18 AM, wrote:
> If i transmit the special characters (german umlaute) from an form and
> write them with php into an file. The characters are correct in the  
> file.
> If i build with the gd library and truetype fonts an picture of the  
> characters, they
> are displayed as squares. Setting LC_CTYPE on the enviroment or with
> setlocale has no effect.

You'll need to make sure you are using a font which has the  
appropriate German character glyphs, otherwise you'll get the results  
you've reported...