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Re: lsb-runtime-test 1.1.6-1

On Tue, 9 Apr 2002, Andrew Josey wrote:

> Stew,
> This is a bug in glibc which it appears they do not intend
> to fix (the error message put out by localedef is erroneous
> since ISO 4217 includes the deutschmark and other european currency symbols).
> Glibc takes the view that these currencies are 
> now obsoleted by the Euro and no applications should build
> locales that use them.Hence Glibc no longer recognizes these
> symbols, even though there might be applications such as the
> test suites that would want to continue using them.
> I attach a patch to glibc below.

Thanks Andrew, 

I'll forward that to our glibc maintainer.

Stew Benedict


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