Subject: Re: bin/12017: how to enable multibyte locale (and problem around it)
To: None <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: netbsd-bugs
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

> >Mmm.
> >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.