1.7.1 release date?

Andy Koppe andy.koppe@gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 07:04:00 GMT 2009

2009/11/20 Thomas Wolff:
>> Wrong. LC_MESSAGES=gr would override LANG to get Greek messages as
>> intended, but it would have no effect on the terminal, which uses
> Sure. Let's assume someone sets LANG=gr with the intention to get Greek
> messages. If terminal charset was previously configured with LC_CTYPE, it
> will still override, only messages will change to Greek as intended. If
> terminal charset was configured with LANG, it will be broken now.

That would be the user's very own fault. The same would happen with
LC_ALL vs LC_CTYPE. If they want to change the message language only,
they obviously have to use LC_MESSAGES.

Debian and Suse both set LANG, haven't checked any others.


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