Following up on shell(locale) problem

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 19:10:23 EST 2011


Oh. And since it's UTF-8, and it looks correct in the file apparently (which
is weird with no LANG env variable) would that affect how you have to manage
the results? I'm definately not a font guy, so dunno the answer to that.

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 5:04 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok, while this doesn't solve the issue, if you do
>
> shell("LANG=en_US.UTF-8;locale -k LC_NUMERIC")
>
> You get back the correct info yes?
>
> The problem here is that (I think someone said this farther up) the process
> shell uses isn't the same as a full blown terminal start. If you have a
> .bash_profile file in your user directory, and you do
>
> shell("source ~/.bash_profile ; locale -k LC_MONETARY") does it work?
>
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at mollysrevenge.com>wrote:
>
>> OK, In terminal, that returns "LANG=en_US.UTF-8".  With the LC shell
>> command, it returns nothing!!  There's definitely something weird going on
>> with the LC shell command.
>>
>> Pete Haworth
>>
>> On Mar 1, 2011, at 2:44 PM, Mike Bonner wrote:
>>
>> > I'd still be curious to know if
>> > env; |grep LANG
>> >
>> > returns the same environment variable value both from LC shell, and from
>> > terminal
>>
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