Systems with invalid locales

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Tue Jun 4 10:44:41 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 09:32:25AM +0100, Robie Basak wrote:
> Is it valid for packages (eg. maintainer scripts) to fail if you have an
> invalid locale configured? Is such a failure a bug in the package?

I've always considered such failures a bug, albeit a lowish-priority
one.  Handle setlocale failures, warn if you feel the need, and carry

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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