problem in glibc-2.3.2 locales (LFS-5.0-pre, Ch6)

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Mon Nov 3 00:54:24 PST 2003

On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 06:56:39PM +0000, Ken Moffat wrote:
> (lines wrapped, copied by hand)
> /usr/share/i18n/locales/es_MX:26: LC_IDENTIFICATION: unknown character
> in field `address'
> /usr/share/i18n/locales/es_MX:89: LC_TIME: unknown character in field
> `abday'
>   another three similar lines, then
> no output file produced because warning were issued

Pls show the output of your chroot environment via "set".
Are you scripting?

>  I think I saw something like this on lfs-dev a few weeks ago, which
> appeared to be related to use of the host's localedef (in ch5), but
> anyway running locale/localedef -i es_MX -f ISO8859-1 es_MX gives the
> same error (I guess localedef was already installed).

Cannot possibly be related.

>  Anybody else get this ?

Google shows plenty of this.

> Is my host (approx lfs-4.1) b0rken ?

By this stage, your host is pretty much out of the equation.

> Alternatively, is the "no output file" message lying, meaning that my
> '&&' on these commands is the actual problem ? (They're all now
> installed, so I can't tell whether it really installed es_MX the first
> time and lied to me).

"localedef --help" to find out how to list archive content.

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