perl giving setlocale failures with recent cygwin's, Egor please comment?
Thu Aug 29 07:45:00 GMT 2002
On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 10:34:25AM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 10:58:47PM +0900, Kazuhiro Fujieda wrote:
> >>>> On Thu, 29 Aug 2002 12:56:52 +0400
> >>>> egor duda <email@example.com> 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.
AFAICS, it doesn't init itself by getting the env. vars settings.
In the special case of setlocale(LC_ALL, "") it initializes itself
to the "C" locale instead. But all other setlocale(LC_xxx, "")
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