Protecting gnucash 1.8.x from utf8 locales

Didier Vidal didier-devel at
Sun Sep 4 18:12:59 EDT 2005

Some linux distribs (including Fedora) set UTF 8 locales by default.
With such locales, GnuCash doesn't behave correctly. In particular,
reports are not displayed correctly (utf8 chars are split in two).
This patch transforms UTF_8 locales into their base locale at startup
and displays a warning.
It assumes locale naming schemes as described at and

Didier Vidal.
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