Need help fixing failing locale tests

sthaug at sthaug at
Sun Nov 15 12:49:15 UTC 2015

> >> There's also a common
> >> problem that users view -15 documents with -1 accidently.  So there was
> >> a conscience decision to have either ISO8859-1 or ISO8859-15 but not
> >> both.  For western Europe this means the ISO8859-1 versions were dropped.
> It is pure user problem choosing its own locale (self footshooting), it
> not leads to program build failures (like configure checks) or tests
> failures etc. BTW, linux keeps 8859-1 locales.

I see no good reason whatsoever to drop ISO8859-1.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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