Re: patch audit - 099*.diff
Daniel Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> rediffed patches attached for all of these.
>> $Id: 099d_Imake.rules_fix_RawCppFileTarget.diff 1703 2004-07-29 09:52:03Z=
> branden $
> Do not apply this patch. It breaks all UTF-8 locales, because it also
> modifies the way locale data is processed. If you look in
> changelog.Ubuntu, it explicitly mentions that this patch was removed
> because it not only broke locales, but also still left the manpages
> broken in the same way.
actually my understanding (from a parallel change) was that the compiler
behavior changed, making the patch obsolete last year. I noted a random
comment in another quarter regarding locale, but found no reliable information
regarding this. Perhaps you can point to some discussion on it.
Thomas E. Dickey