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[bug-gettext] [bug #54479] libintl_setlocale(LC_ALL, "") fails under som

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: [bug-gettext] [bug #54479] libintl_setlocale(LC_ALL, "") fails under some locales in macOS
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2018 05:01:43 -0400 (EDT)
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Follow-up Comment #4, bug #54479 (project gettext):

I did not use the patch from
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gettext/2018-08/msg00017.html because

1) It introduces code that makes libintl_setlocale succeed although some of
its inner mechanics failed. In other words, it sweeps _all_ kinds of failures
under the rug. It is better to signal failure outright and without delay, and
to treat only _specific_ failures like success.

2) The failed call was setlocale (LC_ALL, "UTF-8"), apparently because macOS
supports "UTF-8" as a locale name only for LC_CTYPE but not for LC_ALL. I find
it better to make libintl_setlocale succeed (the best we can), rather than


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