Re: [PATCH] Makefile: do not override LC_CTYPE

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon Jan 11 2010 - 19:51:22 EST

On 01/11/2010 02:52 AM, Alan Cox wrote:
>> This is tolower/toupper()? Do there exist locales where tolower/toupper
>> on ASCII input do weird things, or are we merely hypothesizing?
> Turkish is the famous one for this and usually causes
> internationalisation chaos. So yes they exist, and there are worse more
> esoteric cases. There are good reasons sed and friends support classes as
> well as old C locale style ranges.

Ah yes, forgot about Turkish. Apparently Lithuanian and Azeri also have
special rules for the letters I and J. Sigh.


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