Subject: Re: locale support?
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Maxwell <email@example.com>
Date: 05/25/2000 20:34:36
On Thu, May 25, 2000 at 09:03:43PM +0200, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 09:11:35PM -0400, David Maxwell wrote:
> > On Fri, May 12, 2000 at 09:52:01AM +0200, Ingolf Koch wrote:
> > > what is the state of locale support (both in 1.4.2 and
> > > current)?
> > Could you be a bit more specific? locale support in apps, error messages,
> > kernel... ?
> > csh/tcsh are somewhat friendly (Ignore pasting issue in first example)
> > % setenv LANG fr
> > % cat < /tmp/nosuch
> > /tmp/nosuch: Fichier ou r\351pertoire introuvable.
> Actually, thats not the shell, and csh, but libc.
True, but I couldn't manage to get sh to behave the same way. i.e.:
# export LANG
# cat < /tmp/nosuch
cannot open /tmp/nosuch: no such file
And tcsh's manpage mentioned it explicitly - and worked for csh also.
David Maxwell, firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com -->
All this stuff in twice the space would only look half as bad!