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Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:53:34 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: strcoll ignores LC_COLLATE

On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 07:54:06PM +0300, Oleg Ranevskyy wrote:
> Dear community,
> The musl's implementation of strcoll currently ignores C locale
> settings and uses simple strcmp for comparison.
> Is this a know issue? Are there plans to change strcoll and make it
> consider LC_COLLATE?

It doesn't really "ignore" it per se; it's just that musl doesn't
presently have any way to define a locale with a collation order other
than the default codepoint order. This is an area I intend to work on
in the (hopefully near) future.


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