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

Alexander E. Patrakov semzx at
Mon Nov 3 08:11:19 PST 2003

On Saturday 01 November 2003 23:56, Ken Moffat wrote:
>  Well, today must be my day for scripting errors.  I accidentally
> reversed the sense of a test, causing my build to attempt to install
> _only_ the minimal locales, and boom!
> (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

Add the -c switch:
localedef -c -i es_MX -f ISO8859-1 es_MX

Glibc guys do add this switch, look at the Makefile.

Sorry for the delay, I was busy with the DirectFB/FreeType problem (now 

Alexander E. Patrakov

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