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Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2015 06:58:36 +0200
From: Felix Janda <>
Subject: Re: First feedback on new C locale problems

On 2015-09-09 05:56:48 GMT, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 01, 2015 at 02:32:35AM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > What I'd like to do to fix it is just always return "UTF-8" for
> > nl_langinfo(CODESET) regardless of locale (rather than returning
> > "UTF-8-CODE-UNITS" when in C locale). POSIX places no requirements on
> > nl_langinfo that would preclude this, and it seems like it would
> > restore the desired properties and fix all the regressions.
> Committed.
> Rich

GNU sed seems to care about the output from nl_langinfo:

More specifically, so does lib/localecharset.c, which is used in
the replacement of re_compile_pattern.


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