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Re: LC_MESSAGES and BSD/OS

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Giles Lean <giles(at)nemeton(dot)com(dot)au>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: LC_MESSAGES and BSD/OS
Date: 2000-06-29 01:19:04
Message-ID: 200006290119.VAA01309@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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OK, I have put #ifdef around the LC_MESSAGES to BSDI will work with
locale. Thanks.


> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > OK, I am willing to make them #ifdef'ed, if someone would explain what
> > LC_MESSAGES is used for.
> 
> The HPUX locale man pages say:
> 
>      LC_CTYPE determines the interpretation of text as single and/or
>      multi-byte characters, the classification of characters as printable,
>      and the characters matched by character class expressions in regular
>      expressions.
> 
>      LC_COLLATE provides collation sequence definition
>      for relative ordering between collating elements (single- and
>      multi-character collating elements) in the locale.
> 
>      LC_MESSAGES determines the locale that should be used to affect the
>      format and content of diagnostic messages written to standard error,
>      and informative messages written to standard output.
> 
>      LC_MONETARY defines the rules and symbols used to
>      format monetary numeric information.
> 
>      LC_NUMERIC defines rules and symbols used to format
>      non-monetary numeric information.
> 
>      LC_TIME defines the rules for generating locale-specific formatted
>      date strings.
> 
>      LC_ALL, when set to a non-empty string value, overrides the values of
>      all other internationalization variables.
> 
> Dunno which LC_foo variable corresponds to LC_MESSAGES on BSDI.
> 
> 			regards, tom lane
> 


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