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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: rotation.
On Thu, 2003-01-09 at 22:35, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> UTF8 delete behaviour should be pretty trivial to add. It's liketly to
> be more involved than simply adding a
> /* multi-char UTF8 thing? Continue until we hit the first one */
> if (tty->utf8 && (c & 0x80) && !(c & 0x40))
> continue;
> to the loop in n_tty.c: eraser(), but it might not be _much_ more than
> that.

That should do the delete case yes. The other cases are more interestingly horrible
and I hope don't need solving (suppose you want your intr character to be the
chinese symbol for 'stop' ...)

Its on the todo list, and someone sent me a test patch for 3-4 byte utf8 input

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