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Re: i18n requires setlocale

On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 12:55:53AM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> * Martin Sjögren 
> | * main-menu asks debconf for debian-installer/language which afaict
> | doesn't exist. IMO it would be better if the thing that asked for
> | debian-installer/language first, sets LANG=$language after that, so
> | setlocale can be used.
> Can't be done, since it will be set in a subprocess.. it's kinda
> hackish, but AFAICT there is no other way.  You can't pass environment
> vars to parents.

You can, but the parent has to listen. Though I don't know if it's
possible in this very case.

--------< set-var >--------
VAR=`frobnicate --all`
echo VAR="$VAR"

then do:

eval "$OUT"
echo $VAR

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