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Re: LC_MESSAGES problem ?
Won-kyu Park wrote:
> Under not proper setted locale in Solaris system, it emits octal formatted
> characters like following *sometime*.
> \110\055\107\120\060\172 \065\077\076\106\070\056
> IMHO, It may be more reasonable then "???? ????" messages.
> when someone see a message like "???? ????", they may think it as a lack
> of any functionality (of the glibc or linux).
This is not a glibc issue, whether the user interprets the output from a
broken program as a program defect or a lack of function. The program
is still broken.
As for *what* format the garbage gets displayed, that is a matter of taste,
and you cannot please everybody here.
Mark S. Brown firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Technical Staff Member 512.838.3926 T/L678.3926
IBM RS/6000 AIX System Architecture Mark Brown/Austin/IBM
IBM Corporation, Austin, Texas