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Re: Debian potato, zh_TW.Big5 locale not supported??

On Thu, Dec 30, 1999 at 09:40:09AM +0800, Isaac To wrote:
> Thanks for digging out the problem that fast!  The Debian changelog of libc6
> says that the package contains the "If it ain't broke, you're not tryin'"
> release.  So I think the maintainer is mentally and physically prepared for
> a seriously broken package and a timely update.  Let's hope for the best.
> :)

  不錯,畢竟 Freeze 就快來臨了。我在 irc.debian.org 上問過 Espy,
他原來沒有預期 locale 會出問題。平常在 i386 一類的 little-endian 機器上
包裝 locales,一直都是 little-endian 和 big-endian 的機器都可以用的。
今次,Espy 大概在 Sparc 上編譯 locales,出來的 binary 是 big-endian,
料不到 i386 的 glibc 竟然不會自動即時轉換為 little-endian。Espy 說
他會向 upstream 回報這個問題,以求解決。


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