top and locales

Martin Neubauer at
Fri Nov 23 12:53:37 PST 2001

At 15:58 22.11.01, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>I have a problem using top. When I start it while having the LANG variable 
>set (I use "de_DE") it gives "bad data in /proc/uptime" and "bad data in 
>/proc/loadavg" and exits. To make things worse, it messes up my console so 
>I have to do a reset to work properly. Does anyone know if this could be 
>avoided? Otherwise it would be time for me to send a bug report

I just fixed it by alias top='LANG="" top'

Martin Neubauer


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