Re: htdig: european chars

Anton Yurchenko (
Thu, 30 Apr 1998 14:14:49 +0300

Iosif Fettich wrote:

> Sorry, I hope this is not really off-topic and it makes some sense
> (even) for the htdig problems list.
> > I`ve had a problem of htdig not indexing local charset (ukrainian) at
> > all. Problem was solved by installing a locale for my language and
> > adding a line to htdig.conf :
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > locale: koi8-u
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > koi8-u is the name of my locale. Insert yours instead.
> >
> >
> > Anton Yurchenko
> Well... My setlocale manpage says:
> Linux supports the portable locales "C" and "POSIX" and
> also the European Latin-1 "ISO-8859-1" , and Russian
> "KOI-8" locales.
> No mention about ISO-8859-2, while this is what I need. Till having the
> _real_ (?) solution in the OS, I still don't know a better solution than
> the quick hack in htdig. Right or wrong?

  libc6 supports ISO-8859-2 you just have to compile it. Read the locales
mini How-to. Then
you`ll have to recompile htdig for libc6 if it isn`t already. Hack is cool too
is long is it works.
Can you mail me the patch? I wanna take a look at it.

Good Luck Anton.

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