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Re: [PATCH v12 0/6][BZ 10871] Month names in alternative grammatical case
- From: Carlos O'Donell <carlos at redhat dot com>
- To: Khem Raj <raj dot khem at gmail dot com>, libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:30:30 -0800
- Subject: Re: [PATCH v12 0/6][BZ 10871] Month names in alternative grammatical case
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On 02/17/2018 11:50 PM, Khem Raj wrote:
> In OpenEmbedded SDKs a glibc for SDK host is built along for some of
> the native SDK to run uniformly across mutliple distributions. This
> glibc is built with complocaledir=/usr/lib/locale in configparms
> so that it can use the locales from the SDK host and we dont have to
> ship 100+ Mb of localedata.
What you are doing is unsupported and relying on internal implementation
details not to change.
Each new version of glibc is tied to the binary locale data that it produces
and the same problem applies to static applications which will need to fall
back on C/POSIX locales because they will be unable to load the newer
format of locale data.
> What is recommended way forward ?
Provide a minimal locale-archive with just the languages you support, and
that should only be ~3MiB per language.