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

Ken Moffat ken at
Mon Nov 3 23:55:54 PST 2003

On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, Greg Schafer wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 08:17:17PM +0000, Ken Moffat wrote:
> >  Checked the script to get into chroot, the +h is there.  Looking at the
> > results of `set', I don't seem to have LC_ALL, but rereading the book
> > suggests I'll lose that when I go in to chroot.
> that's what I was getting at. I cannot reproduce here, but I thought after
> checking google that LC_ALL value might be relevant.
> >  Well, I've definitely looked now and I'm none the wiser.  Which
> > particular search terms did you have in mind (e.g. es_MX brings up a
> > vast amount of hits, typically from debian or mdk, or in Spanish) ?
> I was focussing more on the error rather than the locale itself i.e.
> "LC_TIME: unknown character in field abday".

 Ok, I'll pursue that.  Thanks.
> In short, dunno :-(
> But I'm always suspicious where folks have muliple problems that other folks
> seem not to have. It suggests some sort of non-standard installation steps
> or deviation from the book's instructions or some other weirdness.

 Wise.  I guess I'm still learning how my new scripts break ;-)
Will code payroll for food.

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