Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Greywolf <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 15:00:23
On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 02:55:05PM -0700, Greywolf wrote:

 > But for locales?  Obviously I am not understanding locale support
 > correctly, for if I were, I probably wouldn't be asking all these
 > stupid questions.  The last time I looked at locale things, they were
 > text-ish files compiled down into other files which were then put into
 > directories which were subsequently referenced by envariables.

Right, you're not understanding it correctly.

Complete locale support is a lot more than message catalogs.  It's
support for character sets in ctype(3).  See the sorts of things that
are in src/lib/i18n_module.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>