Subject: Re: multibyte locale stuff
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Jaromír Dolecek <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/24/2001 11:47:34
Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> 	i'll enable multibyte LC_CTYPE locale stuff in libc shortly.
> 	there's a long discussion on PR 12017 and tech-userlevel in the past.
> 	to summarize:
> 	- libc.a (for static linked binary) can enjoy singlebyte locale only.
> 	- (for shared binary) can enjoy multibyte locale library
> 	  support.  multibyte locale support needs /usr/lib/runemodule.*.so to
> 	  get dlopen'ed at runtime.

Seems like a good compromise. I'd probably preferred if the runemodules
would be in separate directory though (/usr/lib/runemodule/*.so ?)

Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, dammit!  @@@@