Niall Donegan wrote:
> When trying to put a £ symbol in a file on a remote RHEL3 machine, I
> constantly get a £ symbol preceded by a capital A with a little hat on it.
> As far as I can make out, the locale setting on the RHEL3 box are OK, it
> just doesn't seem to like me.
>> output from locale:
The Ã corresponds to 0xC3 in iso-8859-15
and is the start of a 2 byte UTF8 character (£ in this case).
So it looks like one your local or remote systems terminal
is not in UTF8 "mode".
Make sure you have LANG=en_IE.UTF-8 on BOTH systems,
and are using software that supports UTF8.
Everything should be UTF8 these days.
There are no excuses.
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