locales in tests

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Thu May 6 06:00:45 PDT 2004


On Thu, 6 May 2004, Ken Moffat wrote:

> OK, so I'm obviously doing something wrong, but I'll ask here because it
> looks like the wording of the book is maybe missing something.
>
> I've had problems with gettext in the past - it fails tests and outputs
> what looks like good French to the screen, or at least it would if the
> font was set to display it properly.  Discovered this only happened if I
> went for the "minimal" locales, so chickened out and just installed all
> of them.
>
> Now we've got fa_IR added, and my problems are growing.
>

Just to clarify, I'm trying to install only the minimal locales on this
build.
>
> gettext -
>
> `printf of translation wrong' followed by FAIL: format-c-5
>
> later, lang-c, lang-c++, lang-sh, lang-gawk all seem to fail on French
>
>
> perl -
>
> /run/fresh_perl.t line 53 (fa_IR)
>
> lib/locale failed at test 105
>
>
> Do I need to set some sort of LC variable when I enter chroot ?
> printenv looks pretty sparse, I'm reasonably happy I've got all of the
> settings from the book, and I'm semi-confident that just installing all
> of the locales will fix this.
>
> Ken
>

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