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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: locale
Date Thu, 03 Jul 1997 17:18:24 GMT
Yes well we should document "safe" restarting behaviour anyhow.  Because
the same thing happens now for things like PATH. 

Dean

On Thu, 3 Jul 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:

> On Thu, 3 Jul 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> > It's not that drastic.  For example:
> > 
> > env LANG= httpd -d /serverroot
> 
> Remember, this is users we are dealing with.
> 
> You have someone with their own LANG set restart the server once.  It
> behaves differently.  You reboot.  It behaves differently.  etc...
> 
> > 
> > Dean
> > 
> > On Thu, 3 Jul 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:
> > 
> > > That is a _drastic_ change in behavior for more things than I care to
> > > imagine.  I do not think it is a good thing without a directive or at
> > > least compile time option to enable or disable it.  
> > > 
> > > On Wed, 2 Jul 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Consider PR#76, and PR#679.  I propose that 1.3 does a setlocale(LC_ALL,
> > > > "");.  This affects the logging code, but frankly, I don't care.  We can't
> > > > be swapping locales around, because it's an expensive call on some
> > > > architectures (probably most).  Allow me to curse common log format once
> > > > more.  People wanting a workaround can use %m instead of %b in their logs
> > > > and teach their log package about numerical month numbers, or post-process
> > > > with perl. 
> > > > 
> > > > Dean
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> 
> 


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