Subject: Re: bin/12017: how to enable multibyte locale (and problem around it)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Noriyuki Soda <email@example.com>
Date: 01/24/2001 13:08:13
> >I'm not sure which is better.
> >It seems only /bin/ls and /bin/date need multibyte locale for now.
> >(although I may miss some....)
> we don't have LC_TIME support yet.
Ah, then only /bin/ls.
Then, perhaps we can disable multibyte locale at all statically linked
binaries for now.
> >> - dynamic linked library, but wants no multilingual locale code to be
> >> included
> >If dynamically linked binaries always call dlopen(3) for multibyte
> >locale module, there is no code bloat for dynamically linked modules.
> >Isn't it?
> some people want to have a way to avoid even the *possibility*
> of dlopen.
I don't think there is any potencial security hole.