[patch 2/2] speakup: make get_char actually get unicode characters

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Sat Mar 11 20:56:08 EST 2017

9831013cbdbd3d06430a1db01d8c32d50c7d1c04 ('speakup: convert screen reading to
16bit characters') paved the way for handling unicode characters in speakup, but
for the review mode, it missed actually getting unicode characters from the VC. This fixes by just turning the use_unicode parameter to 1.

Reported-by: Zahari Yurukov <zahari.yurukov at gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org>
Tested-by: Zahari Yurukov <zahari.yurukov at gmail.com>

Index: linux-2.6/drivers/staging/speakup/main.c
--- linux-2.6.orig/drivers/staging/speakup/main.c
+++ linux-2.6/drivers/staging/speakup/main.c
@@ -483,7 +483,7 @@ static u16 get_char(struct vc_data *vc,
 			c |= 0x100;
-		ch = inverse_translate(vc, c, 0);
+		ch = inverse_translate(vc, c, 1);
 		*attribs = (w & 0xff00) >> 8;
 	return ch;

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