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Re: Mirror list sort broken

On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 12:53:24AM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > > The mirror list seems to have broken, it did work before, but now
> > > the list seems to be ordered randomly, at least for the Swedish
> > > version.
> > 
> > Order is random in finnish pages too.  If I do local build, order is
> > correct at least in finnish, swedish and english version.  I didn't
> > bother to check the rest.
> This bug disappear when applying any of these changes:
>  a) build on sid
>  b) replace
>       return uc($first) cmp uc($second)
>     by
>       return $first cmp $second
>     at the very end of langcmp (in template/debian/languages.wml)
>  c) use C or iso-8859-1 locales
> So it looks like a Perl 5.005 problem related with locales, which is
> illustrated by the attached file (which displays Australien
> Bulgarien Brasilien on klecker).

Feel free to modify the file (and add a note that it's a bug workaround).

I'd be rather uncomfortable to ask for Perl 5.6 to be installed on klecker,
hope you understand :)

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