[tpm] perldoc and utf8 not working

Madison Kelly linux at alteeve.com
Thu Sep 24 12:11:53 PDT 2009

talexb wrote:
> Checking the docs for perldoc, it seems that it does
>   pod2man | nroff -man | $PAGER
> so that suggests the problem might be with nroff not handling utf-8
> characters. Sure enough, Google suggests
>   http://www.simplicidade.org/notes/archives/2009/05/fixing_the_pod.html
> as a possible fix.
> Good luck with that.

Hrm, so it's not bad formatting of my POD then? Well, I am not so 
concerned about how I see it, I am concerned about how my users will see 
it. I can't ask them to recompile nroff... Should I file a bug report do 
you think?


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