Where is the $LANG variable defined?

Björn Persson listor1.rombobeorn at comhem.se
Sun Nov 7 17:46:10 UTC 2004

Matthew Miller wrote:

> I don't think SSH *should* be handling different character sets. Right now,
> it just passes on whatever data it gets. If it got into the business of
> munging things to match whatever it thought you wanted, I can see all sorts
> of potential problems.

SSH might not be the right place to solve the problem. It certainly 
mustn't try to transcode the contents of files in transfer or tunneled 
TCP sessions, but *something* has to transcode text displayed in the 
terminal window and filenames.

Björn Persson

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