Translations are not displayed correctly

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Feb 18 15:06:02 CET 2003

On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 02:42:54PM +0100, Stéphane Corthésy wrote:

> >GnuPG doesn't output UTF8 help strings.  The --utf8-strings and
> >--charset utf8 options apply to the command line arguments and input
> >file.
> >
> >Look at your LC_CTYPE.  What is it set to?
> It is not set. There are no LC_* variables in my environment; for the  
> language, I use LANG. Specific to OSX?
> What kind of values should I put in the LC_* vars to get a French  
> locale, with output in UTF8?

Hmm.  I'm not sure.  I've seen problems similar to what you are seeing
when LANG is set, but LC_CTYPE is set to something that can't handle

On my system I can get French in UTF8 via "LANG=fr_FR.utf8", but your
system may be different.  Is that locale listed in "locale -a" ?


   David Shaw  |  dshaw at  |  WWW
   "There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX.
      We don't believe this to be a coincidence." - Jeremy S. Anderson

More information about the Gnupg-devel mailing list