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Re: [HACKERS] Re: Postgresql broken

From: "Thomas G(dot) Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
To: Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)redhat(dot)com>, "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Postgres Hackers List <hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: Postgresql broken
Date: 1998-03-01 19:47:33
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> > To try it out. It _may_ just be illustrating my lack of understanding of the locale
> > support code in Unix...

bingo. Read on :(

> And how is a good outut look like ? Because all I am getting is:
> shefu (gafton):~/src/locale>./locale
> numeric decimal point '.'
> cashin- frac digits '127'; mon decimal ''; mon thousands ''; currency ''; positive ''; negative ''
> shefu (gafton):~/src/locale>./locale 1
> locale set to C
> numeric decimal point '.'
> cashin- frac digits '127'; mon decimal ''; mon thousands ''; currency ''; positive ''; negative ''

That is what I get too. So, since I'm going to have to spell it out for you, I figured I'd carry the
little test code over to a Solaris machine. Well, same result there too. *damn* Tried the man page on
the Solaris box, and it tells me that the defaults for the "C" locale should be empty strings, just
like we are getting. The Linux man pages don't mention the expected values afaik.

*slaps forehead* Sheesh. Sorry for the false alarm. We'll fix this for v6.3...

[Marc, we should have this working for the release. Will update docs in the next few minutes then
work on a patch from a clean source tree]

> > There is a non-static image also, but it probably requires some Modula-3 libraries. Hey,
> > that brings up something: would you be interested in a Modula-3 rpm? It would make
> > installing CVSup much easier, since I wouldn't have to do the static library thing.
> <snip to make this now out of context :)> Okay, give me the information...

I'm focused on getting Postgres out the door, but will follow up on this with you in a few days, OK?

I'd like to do an install of your Postgres-6.3 package on my RH5.0 machine before you finalize your
package. If there are any last-minute problems we can fix them in the source tree and give you a
fresh tree for release.

Thanks again for all your help.

                                      - Tom

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