locale module broken?

Carsten Gaebler clpy at snakefarm.org
Mon Mar 18 11:02:17 CET 2002

Martin von Loewis wrote:
> Oleg Broytmann <phd at phd.pp.ru> writes:
> >    I reproduced this behviour on Debian 2.2 with all version of Python -
> > 2.0, 2.1 amd 2.2... but only with FR locale. With ru_RU locale it works
> > perfectly. It seems glibc has got broken FR locale.
> That must have been fixed in more recent versions of glibc then; on
> Debian-testing, it works fine.

On the other hand, the most recent versions of glibc (2.2.{4|5}) have a
(known) bug in the handling of IPv6. Since I need a working IPv6
implementation more than a working French locale I'll stick to glibc
2.1.3. :-)

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