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Re: Support of 8 bit characters: aka problem with key-mapping

From: Magnus Eriksson <magetoo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 21:21:16 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Dr. Christoph Hornung wrote:

> as already ask earlier, I still have the problem with mapping 8 bit
> characters to the keyboard. All 7 bit characters can be mapped perfectly
> while none of the 8 bit characters (e.g. german Umlauts) work.

> Basis is DF stable end of November/begin of December

> Has anyohne successfully mapped 8 bit characters is this still a known
> problem?

  Works for me.  Well, sort of anyway.  Is it possible the mappings work
and the fault is somewhere else?  (like e.g. with GNU readline for bash)

  What happens if you press Control-V followed by 'ö' or any other "8-bit"
character on the shell prompt?  (I get a \366.)

  Just a sanity check, apologies if you already fixed the rest of the


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