Wine and locales

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Thu Jul 29 02:39:53 CDT 2004

"Shachar Shemesh" <wine-devel at> wrote:

> What happens on Unix with that setup? When I try setting LANG to he_IL 
> and LC_CTYPE to en_US on unix, I can type Hebrew characters in kedit,

KDE does not use raw X11 protocol as Wine does. Run 'xev' and try
to enter hebrew characters with LC_CTYPE=en_US.

> but they are saved as "?". In other words, Wine's behavior under the 
> case you mention exactly reflects the behavior Unix gives.

That's not a Wine problem, that's a problem of the broken user locale.


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