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Re: PGSQL - FAQ 4.1

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Carsten Grewe <DerReisende(at)schatzis(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PGSQL - FAQ 4.1
Date: 2002-01-03 15:51:06
Message-ID: 12968.1010073066@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org> writes:
> Is it the case that LC_NUMERIC or
> other settings would affect numeric *input*?

No, because we don't accept those settings from the environment;
if you look in main.c, you'll see that only LC_MESSAGES, 
LC_CTYPE, LC_COLLATE, and LC_MONETARY are accepted.

to_char does look at additional locale settings, I believe, but in
general we ignore LC_NUMERIC.

			regards, tom lane

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