Localedef errors with glibc-2.3.1

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Fri Jan 17 15:35:01 PST 2003

On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 08:07:53AM +0000, Peter B. Steiger wrote:
> I'm on chapter 6 of the CVS version, and things were going great until I 
> got to the make localedata/install-locales command.  Nothing happens at all 
> - no files are added to /usr/lib/locale (well, possibly locale-archive... 
> that gets modified).  No errors are produced, but that's because the 
> Makefile runs localedef without -v turned on.

>From the 2.3.0 NEWS file:-

"* Loading of locale data is faster due to the introduction of a locale
  archive.  Implemented by Roland McGrath and Ulrich Drepper."

In other words, you are looking for the old behaviour. As long as the
locale-archive is present and getting updated then it is working properly
and you have nothing to worry about.

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