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

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Mon Nov 3 10:11:07 PST 2003


On Mon, 3 Nov 2003, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:

> 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
> solved).
>
>

Thanks for this, a simple switch even I can understand.  I'll have to
look at this after I've answered Greg's request to show my environment,
and worked out what keywords he thinks I should have used on google ;)

Glad you solved your DirectFB/FreeType problem.

-- 
Will code payroll for food.






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