Subject: Re: weird error
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- HeadCandy.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 11/04/1996 07:56:22
On Tue, 29 Oct 1996 10:52:29 -0800
"Michael L. VanLoon -- HeadCandy.com" <michaelv@MindBender.serv.net> wrote:
> Occasionally, when a program tries to print error output, I get this
> Message Catalog System: corrupt file
> What the heck is generating this, and how do I fix it?
> I've rebuilt world several times, with no effect. I've grepped
> through the source tree looking for those strings, and can't find it.
> I tried looking in /usr/src/share/nls/, but that dir doesn't exist.
Some statically linked program is not happy when it finds the new-format
message catalogues. There's no way to turn it off other than setting
your message catalogue path to something bogus (I forget the env var
name) or to re-link those programs with an up-to-date C library.
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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