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  2. JDK-8061342

javaws help message in Japanese is corrupted

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        OPERATING SYSTEMS
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        Linux

        FULL JDK VERSION
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        Java 8, since 8u20.

        DESCRIPTION from LICENSEE
        -------------------------
        The fix for 8014418 in 8u20 seems to be causing problems for Japanese help
        messages in Web Start. This report highlights two such problems - there may
        be more.

        STEPS TO REPRODUCE - ISSUE 1
        ----------------------------
        1. Setup Japanese support to Linux.
        2. Open gnome-terminal and set Terminal-Encoding to "Japanese (EUC-JP)".
        3. Run the following command: "LANG=ja_JP javaws"

        Observed Result:
        Help message is displayed in English.

        Expected Result:
        Help message should be displayed in Japanese.

        STEPS TO REPRODUCE - ISSUE 2
        ----------------------------
        1. Open UTF-8 capable terminal
        2. Run the following command: "LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 javaws"

        Observed Result:
        Help message is corrupted.

        Expected Result:
        Help message should display correctly.

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                • Assignee:
                  dbuck David Buck
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                  shadowbug Shadow Bug
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