Need help fixing failing locale tests

sthaug at sthaug at
Sun Nov 15 13:38:53 UTC 2015

> > There is soft-fail, configure just marks that locales are not supported
> > and use "C". Sorry I don't remember port names where I saw it right now
> > and don't have a time to search for them right now too. Soft-fails (like
> > in tcl with nl_langinfo) are almost impossible to detect excepting
> > specific situation happens or source code inspection. Do we ever need
> > them when there is no harm to keep 8859-1 locales?
> Is it ok if I readd those locales as aliases on 8859-15?

Why on earth would you want to do that when we can have the real thing?

I still see no good reason for dropping 8859-1.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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