Subject: Re: locale support?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 05/26/2000 11:42:50
On May 26, 9:22am, firstname.lastname@example.org (email@example.com) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: locale support?
| On Fri, May 26, 2000 at 04:35:17AM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
| > In article <20000525203436.B19851@vex.net>,
| > David Maxwell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| > > > 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.:
| > Yeah, because the shell does not do the setlocale(LC_MESSAGES, ""); call.
| Actually, sh uses a custom table of error messages so it can give a
| more reasonable error depending on the context it occurs in. So the
| setlocale call won't do anything useful. (btw, LC_MESSAGES isn't in the
| man page)
Then sh should either be fixed to grab the error messages from libc
or provide its own language specific NLS tables. And please send-pr
about the missing info in the man page.