declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie
Sat Jul 19 14:43:54 PDT 2003
On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 09:46:57PM +0200, Philipp Frank enlightened us thusly
> Hi again :)
> I need german characters for xchat, for I'm hanging around in
> german chatrooms... so... what do I have to do? I tried to set
> "LANG=de_DE" and "LC_ALL=de", but I just get "locale not supporte
> by c-library, falling back to standard C" or something like that...
> I'm pretty sure that I have all the locales from the glib, my
> /usr/share/locale and /usr/lib/locale are really stuffed...
> The german-HOWTO was of no help, so, does anybody know what to do?
> If I have to change more than just xchat, well, that's ok too, if
> just anybody can give me any hint, everything from google is very
> specific to distributions...
I've just been round the houses with this one. Do you want 17 mails on
the subject from last month's archives. Look for "Re: What do I
You could cut straight to the solution: Try
dec:~$ls /usr/lib/locale/de_DE at euro
LC_ADDRESS LC_IDENTIFICATION LC_MONETARY LC_PAPER
LC_COLLATE LC_MEASUREMENT LC_NAME LC_TELEPHONE
LC_CTYPE LC_MESSAGES/ LC_NUMERIC LC_TIME
Apparently glibc can barf on the locales, and you don't notice it.
If you have all those, then ignore me prattling away here
With best Regards,
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