[lfs-support] Problem with locales

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sat Mar 2 19:31:54 PST 2013

On Sun, Mar 03, 2013 at 02:06:02AM +0100, Clément Hertling (Wxcafé) wrote:
> Hey,
> I've got a problem with locales on my in-progress installation of LFS.
> I'm at the end of the 6), and the problem is, i can't seem to get utf8
> to work. I installed all the locales by running "make
> localedata/install-locales" at step 6.9.1), and everything seems to have
> been generated just fine. The /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive file
> exists, and the lib64 one too.
> This is what i get :
> >[root at nuada-airgetlam]/ # locale -a | grep en_US
> >en_US
> >en_US.iso88591
> >en_US.utf8
> >[root at nuada-airgetlam]/ # export LC_ALL="en_US.utf8"
> >bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US.utf8)
> And at that point, utf8 is not on.
> Anyone having a clue? I'm waiting for suggestions.
> Thanks
 With luck, it's a limitation of the /tools environment.  I suggest
you defer trying to set a locale until you have completed the build
because it isn't needed.

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