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Bug 230899 - Error in the man-pages.spec file: incorrect encoding convertation
Summary: Error in the man-pages.spec file: incorrect encoding convertation
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: man-pages
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: All
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ivana Varekova
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-04 14:12 UTC by Dmitry S. Vasilchenko
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-16 12:52:13 UTC

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Description Dmitry S. Vasilchenko 2007-03-04 14:12:44 UTC
man-pages 2.43-8 fc7 and earlier

The following lines in the man-pages.spec file possibly contain an error:

       LANG=en iconv -f latin1 -t utf-8 -o en/$l1 $l1
       rm -f $l1
       LANG=en iconv -f latin1 -t ascii//translit -o $l1 en/$l1

Specifically, the third line should supply "-f utf-8" to the iconv utility 
since a man-page on input is in the UTF8 encoding. Any thoughts, is this an 

Comment 1 Ivana Varekova 2007-03-16 12:52:13 UTC
Fixed in man-pages-2.43-11.fc7.

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