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Re: Thunderbird 60 ignores LC_TIME environment variable



On 20.08.18 11:57, Curt wrote:
> On 2018-08-20, Stefan Pietsch <s.pietsch@e2security.de> wrote:
>> Dear list,
>>
>> after the upgrade from Thunderbird 52.9.1 to 60.0 (Debian sid) it seems
>> for me that the environment variable LC_TIME is ignored.
>>
>> I used the following command to set 24h time format in Thunderbird.
>>
>> $ LC_TIME=de_DE.utf8 thunderbird
>>
>> With Thunderbird 60 setting the LC_TIME or LANG variables will not help.
>> Can someone confirm this?
> 
> I can't confirm anything but this bug report
> 
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1426907
> 
> looks both pertinent, and, after a cursory read (recent posts re 60 toward the
> bottom), discouraging concerning your plight (at least for the moment).

Thanks for the hint to that bug id.

I had to set the "Date and Time Formatting" option (exists since TB
version 56) in the Advanced Preferences AND the variable LC_TIME when
starting Thunderbird to get it working.


Regards,
Stefan


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