strftime %b is broken on ja_JP locale

Corinna Vinschen
Tue May 18 14:52:00 GMT 2010

On May 12 22:27, IWAMURO Motonori wrote:
> Hi.
> strftime %b is broken on ja_JP locale on cygwin-1.7.5-1.
> [...]
> - result on Cygwin: [5月][5] - missing suffix "月" (U+6708).
> - result on Debian lenny: [5月][ 5月]

No, that's not broken, even if it seems so.  Cygwin fetches the
localized strings from the underlying OS, not from a Cygwin-specific
locale database.  What you see as results above is what *Windows*
returns for the full and abbreviated month strings.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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