[arch-multilib] locale in 32 bit applications

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Aug 27 13:58:24 EDT 2010

Am 27.08.2010 12:50, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Am 27.08.2010 08:58, schrieb Bernhard Walle:
>> However, it doesn't find its locale definitions. Using strace I found
>> out that the 32 bit part looks for the locale database in
>> /usr/lib32/locale, using a symbolic link „/usr/lib32/locale“ ->
>> „/usr/lib/locale“
>> did work!
>> Would it be possible to address that issue, maybe just by shipping that
>> symlink?
> This is a bug. The symlink is a good workaround, but we should fix that
> problem in the glibc binaries.

Oh yes, rebuilding the lib32-glibc binaries to use /usr/lib/locale path
directly turns out to be a big pain, as glibc is very confusing about
locales (and --localedir=... is not what I needed, apparently).

For simplicity, we're going with the symlink now.

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