localedef bug?

Chad Simmons polpak at yahoo.com
Wed May 28 09:01:09 PDT 2003


--- Greg Schafer <gschafer at zip.com.au> wrote:
> (start with no locale-archive)
> $ cd /stage1/lib/locale/
> $ localedef -i de_DE -f ISO-8859-1 de_DE
> $ cp locale-archive locale-archive.orig
> $ localedef -i de_DE -f ISO-8859-1 de_DE --replace
> $ cmp -l locale-archive.orig locale-archive
>   9041   1   0

What is the purpose of the --replace option? Why aren't you running the command
the same way both times? Do you get identical files if you mv instead of cp and
then don't use the --replace option?

Just some questions that popped into my head. Perhaps they will be helpful.

Chad Simmons

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