problem with cjkcodecs on Mandrake linux

Michael Hudson mwh at
Wed Mar 17 17:03:44 CET 2004

Skip Montanaro <skip at> writes:

>     Anthony> But I am using gbcxterm, which displays Chinese very well,
>     Anthony> plus, I think I can also input Chinese using this terminal.
>     Anthony> Then why do I still have this problem?
> Look in your installed file for the encoding variable and change it
> as you like.  The default is "ascii".  Sounds like your sys admin may have
> changed it to "latin-1".

Nah, more likely is that he is using 2.3 which uses
locale.nl_langinfo(CODESET) to find out which encoding to use on


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