Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:58:20 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Status towards next release (1.1.4) On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 11:41:43AM -0300, Matias A. Fonzo wrote: > Hello, > El Sab, 12 de Julio de 2014, 2:10 am, Rich Felker escribió: > > [..] > > > > - The Big Bikeshed: where to find locale files? These will be somewhat > > musl-specific (to the extent that no other implementation uses the design I > > have in mind, though it would be easy for others to use it), so there's no > > existing practice to simply adopt. The files are not machine-specific > > (we'll support either endianness .mo file) so > > /usr/share (or other prefix variants) is the natural base location. > > Exist: > /usr/lib/locale (glibc) > /usr/share/locale - /usr/local/share/locale (most programs) > /usr/share/X11/locale (X11 programs) > /usr/share/nls (Message catalogs for Native language support) > > The default for musl can be /usr/local/share/musl/locale The location definitely shouldn't be something under /usr/local unless it's just based on the prefix. That would only make sense for installs in /usr/local/musl as a non-default libc for use with the wrapper, but not for musl-based systems or deployment in various mixed environments. Rich
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