Subject: Re: perl warning
To: None <>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/05/2002 22:28:43
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2002 22:15:00 +0900
> Hi,
> Every time I run perl-5.6.1 on my -current machine I get the following
> warning:
> perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
> perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
> 	LC_ALL = (unset),
> 	LANG = "ko_KR.eucKR"
>     are supported and installed on your system.
> perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
> Doesn't perl-5.6.x have support for multibyte encodings yet? This
> is quite annoying as I run perl more these days.

it's due to lack of categories like LC_COLLATE in our libc.
i think perl is too sensitive with failure of setlocale.
most apps just ignore failures of setlocale.

YAMAMOTO Takashi <>