perl WARNINGS about locale?

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at
Mon Jul 21 13:25:10 PDT 2003

Douglas J Hunley said the following on 07/21/03 21:29:
> Just built an LFS box with CVS.. and now anything I do with perl gives me:
> perl: warning: setting locale failed.
> perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
>       LANGUAGE=(unset)
>       LC_ALL=(unset)
>       LC_TIME=posix
>       LANG=(unset)
>   are supported and installed on your system.
> perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
> what in the hell did I screw up?

I don't think you've screwed up; those variable are indeed unset and you 
should set them after you've installed LFS if you want localization. The 
standard locale is fine if you're native english.

> - -- 

Please fix your signature (it should be "-- ", dash-dash-space).

Jeroen Coumans,
FAQ maintainer

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