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Re: Calling setlocale() in utilities

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 03:43:23AM +0100, Sevan Janiyan wrote:
> I was wondering if there was any reason not to add a call to setlocale
> in the utilities we ship in base (I'm thinking of what's in /sbin and
> /bin if applicable)?

(1) The program can't deal with localised character set etc.
(2) Partial localisation looks worse than none at all.


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