[Wine] Re: forcing codepage for non-unicode apps

Tomas Kuliavas tokul at users.sourceforge.net
Thu May 24 03:42:57 CDT 2007

ru_RU locale name does not have character set information. ru_RU locale
can be linked to ru_RU.KOI8-R, ru_RU.UTF-8, ru_RU.ISO-8859-5 or
ru_RU.CP1251. Check 'locale -a' output and use locale name with charset.

> Hi. I think I may have a different, separate problem. From reading
> WINEDEBUG=+nls logs, it looks like my problem is similar to
> described in this bug:
> http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7235
> I.e. it seems to ignore LC_ALL=ru_RU at all and in the log I see
> function calls like MultiByteToWideChar with cp 1252 (should be cp
> 1251 to get what I need).
> The bug No 7571 (Lotus notes) seems to be something font choice or
> rendering related, right? And in my case I think it doesn't even
> get as far as font rendering, I think it already works incorrectly
> when translating non-unicode characters to unicode.
> BTW, on another machine, with an older wine (0.9.12) I got an app
> to properly display Russian characters running it as
> LC_ALL=ru_RU wine app
> , but at home with wine 0.9.36 LC_ALL=ru_RU seems to do nothing at
> all. But maybe it's even some locale setup problem on my end, in
> previous days I had no time to research it better, I plan to work
> some more on it on weekend.
> On Wed, 23 May 2007 17:56:48 +0000 "Pedro Araujo Chaves Jr."
> <inckie at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Your issue looks exactly like what we have here with Lotus Notes
>>With some invaluable help from Dmitry (thanks!), I have just sent
>>patch [1] for bug #7571 [2] to Wine's bugzilla. Could you please
>>it and see if it works for you?
>>[1] http://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=6411&action=view
>>[2] http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7571
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