[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Modules _localemodule.c,2.35,2.36

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
27 Nov 2002 09:33:35 +0100

Brett Cannon <bac@OCF.Berkeley.EDU> writes:

> It actually did since I wrote the module (coded the thing under OS X)i;
> still does with my slightly old CVS checkout::
> 	>>> locale.getdefaultlocale()
> 	['en_US', 'ISO8859-1']
> Beats me why it works (I get the test_locale failure just  like everyone
> else).

You do need to set LANG to make this test pass, right?

> This bug was actually first reported back in the thread about FreeBSD 4.4
> and most recently when Debian unstable's Python broke.  Patch #639112
> fixes this along with the other problem that FreeBSD 4.4 brought up
> (same timezone names; e.g. ('EST', 'EST')).  So there is a fix and it is
> ready to be checked in.

Since it fixes it for OS X as well, I've applied this patch. Thanks!