Bug#166979: New localedef behavior in glibc 2.3
At Mon, 24 Mar 2003 22:46:48 +0100,
Denis Barbier wrote:
> Package: locales
> Version: 2.3.1-16
> Followup-For: Bug #166979
> Upstream changelog contains this snippet for glibc v2.3:
> * Loading of locale data is faster due to the introduction of a locale
> archive. Implemented by Roland McGrath and Ulrich Drepper.
> And indeed locale informations are now gathered within
> /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive instead of /usr/lib/locale/<locale_name>/.
> Old behavior is emulated with 'localedef --no-archive'; this flag
> should be set in /usr/sbin/locale-gen until all programs (like
> /usr/bin/locale) are fixed to search data into /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive
> when this file does exist.
localedef --no-archive should not be used in locale-gen. "locale -a"
searches locale-archive and /usr/lib/locale/. Moreover, all programs
except for libc should not use this locale-archive file.
I think this bug can be closed, is it OK?