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Subjectpatch on cp437.uni - was: Re: 2.03 or 2.04 messed up console
Keith Owens:

: On Thu, 11 Jul 1996, Geoffrey Hoff wrote:

:: There seems to be another problem. Workbone used to have to have a nice
:: triangle symbol for play and that is now just a square. Is that a console
:: problem, a termcap problem, or a workbone problem. I don't know when this
:: happened but it has been the same in all 2.0 kernels and I dont remember
:: when I started seeing it in ghe 1.3 kernels.

: Very early in the 1.3 kernels, it was a change to drivers/char/console.c
: to support different character sets, based on ESC<number>m control
: sequences. I long ago patched workbone to send ESC 11m when it starts,
: this is required to get the ROM characters below decimal 32 to display.

True, but that is not the cause of the problem mentioned.
Someone decided in patch-pre2.0.10 to change the translations
in consolemap.c but forgot to update cp437.uni.
It is fixed by the patch below.


--- linux-2.0.6/linux/drivers/char/cp437.uni Tue Jun 13 09:47:47 1995
+++ cp437.uni Sun Jul 14 01:50:14 1996
@@ -28,8 +28,8 @@
0x0d U+266a
0x0e U+266b
0x0f U+263c
-0x10 U+25ba
-0x11 U+25c4
+0x10 U+25b6 U+25ba
+0x11 U+25c0 U+25c4
0x12 U+2195
0x13 U+203c
0x14 U+00b6

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