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Re: perldoc in perl 5.8.0

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Slaven Rezic
October 6, 2003 04:37
Re: perldoc in perl 5.8.0
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Alberto Manuel Brandão_Simões <> wrote:
> does not support latin1 characters in POD.
> Can't this be fixed using some kind of declaration or switch?

Displaying 8-bit characters may fail if you're on a utf8 system. For
example, on a Redhat system (which locale is set to utf-8 by default)
the following call may help:

   env LANG=C LESSCHARSET=iso88591 perldoc some.pod

You may also experiment with the -t, -T, and -u switches of perldoc.


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