[Rd] Setting LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 failed
murdoch@dunc@n @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Jun 6 13:28:53 CEST 2019
On 06/06/2019 6:22 a.m., Tomas Kalibera wrote:
> On 6/5/19 3:49 AM, Steven Penny wrote:
>> Using this in my "~/.profile":
>> export LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8
>> Yields this:
>> $ Rscript -e 'print(9)'
>> During startup - Warning message:
>> Setting LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 failed
>>  9
>> This is confusing as the exact same environment works fine with other
>> $ python3 -c 'print(9)'
>> $ ruby -e 'puts 9'
> The locale is probably not available on your system, please
> install/generate it.
I think Steven is running the Windows build, not a POSIX build, so
that's not a legal value. He could try the Cygwin build, but I think it
has other problems, and isn't supported by R Core. As far as I know
there is no Windows locale that fully supports UTF-8.
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