perl giving setlocale failures with recent cygwin's, Egor please comment?

Christopher Faylor
Thu Aug 29 07:34:00 GMT 2002

On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 10:58:47PM +0900, Kazuhiro Fujieda wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 29 Aug 2002 12:56:52 +0400
>>>> egor duda <> said:
>> Yes, it's definitely so. Previously, setlocale (LC_CTYPE, "") was
>> returning "C", while now, in MB_CAPABLE configuration, it returns NULL.
>> I'm not sure whether it's better to fix it in newlib or in perl, though.
>setlocale(category, "") commonly returns "C" when any relevant
>environment variables aren't set. The MB_CAPABLE version of
>setlocale should be fixed.

Is it not doing that?  AFAICT, that's how it works.


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