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Re: Patches against sh-utils 2.0.11

From: Ulrich Drepper
Subject: Re: Patches against sh-utils 2.0.11
Date: 18 Aug 2001 03:56:05 -0700
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Jim Meyering <address@hidden> writes:

> >
> >    ii) Change LC_TIME instead of LC_ALL.  LC_ALL is overkill, and would
> > have unwanted side effects if there is an error message.
> Thanks!  I've applied that patch.

No, this is completely wrong.  The LC_TIME catagory contains data
which is encoded in the charset of the locale.  The charset
information comes from the LC_CTYPE category.  The very least is to
set LC_CTYPE as well but this is also normally a bad idea.  It is best
to always set LC_ALL.

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