R-beta: perl warnings during make
wsimpson at uwinnipeg.ca
Tue Jul 7 19:25:45 CEST 1998
On 7 Jul 1998, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
> This probably displays Slackware's - um - slackness (or Bills...).
> Once upon a time before people realised what the locale mechanisms
> were supposed to do, there existed a number of halfbaked solutions and
> one of the more horrible hacks was that in order to get isprint() to
> work with "8bit ascii", the libc library went looking in LC_CTYPE for
> the "iso-8859-1".
> Nowadays, there's a much more elaborate system of specification files
> in /usr/share/locale (or thereabouts, /usr/lib/locale under Solaris).
> Apparently using setlocale() in perl sends it out looking for the
> configuration files and...
Well I have
de/ fr/ it/ ko/ nl/ no/ pl/ pt/ sl/ sv/
But Slackware is broken in how it handles locale? Looks like I have to
abandon Slackware?? (That'll be a headache)
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