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Re: setlocale doesn't change the language. Why?

On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 01:27:21PM +0000, Joerg Desch wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm running Debian Squezze on a small AMD Geode based embedded PC. I need 
> to use the gettext library independend from the system wide language 
> settings to toggle the language for strings only.
> On my PC, the test runs within a chroot environment als expected. On the 
> embedded PC, it doesn't switch the language with setlocale().

I've been fighting with that myself the other day.


If you don't want that, you need to


This is a GNU extension which does have some use, but it *breaks* in some
non-wrong use cases.

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