[luatex] luatex with unexpected locale

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Aug 17 07:00:18 CEST 2017

Hi Luigi,

On Sun, 11 Jun 2017, luigi scarso wrote:
> >         env_locale = setlocale (LC_ALL, "");
> >     if (!env_locale) {
> >       fprintf(stderr,"Unable to read environment locale:exit now.\n");

> > I'm not sure if luatex could be made to work if LANG is set to an
> > unknown value (eg just act as if it was C)??
> no, exit is the better way.

What if LANG is not set at all? I disagree that "exit" is the better way.
There are enough circumstances where LANG is not set.

So what *influence* does LANG have on the luatex format build?

All the best


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