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Bug#175370: A reliable way to get LC_CTYPE encoding



On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 09:34:45AM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 07:31:42AM -0600, Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 05:40:45PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > FWIW, I did some research into nl_langinfo() for an upstream recently,
> > > and found that it's implemented on at least these platforms:
> > > 
> > >    Linux (glibc)
> > >    FreeBSD
> > >    NetBSD
> > >    Solaris
> > >    AIX
> 
> > Hmm, groff needed a patch not all that long ago because Debian
> > GNU/NetBSD didn't have nl_langinfo(CHARSET). Maybe it's a recent
                                       ^^^^^^^ I meant CODESET ...
> > addition.
> 
> According to NetBSD's own on-line manpages (I've misplaced the URL ATM),
> they've supported it since 1994.  Perhaps it's implemented but buggy?

Bug #130356 prompted the change to groff. The BSD list may know more.

> Is Debian GNU/NetBSD using the same libc that NetBSD uses?

Yep.

Cheers,

-- 
Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]



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