GTK applications behave weird if locale is set to anything
other than "C"
Yves de Champlain
yves at macports.org
Fri Mar 16 08:54:42 PDT 2007
Le 07-03-15 à 18:52, petr.snyder at yahoo.co.uk a écrit :
> I've never seen the Gtk-Warning below, though I am using
> "de_DE.UTF-8". My open file dialog of Gnucash also shows everything
> in alphabetical order. Something else must be wrong.
You will see it when launching an app from an xterm
> @Rolf, as you are using an Intel-Mac and I am sitting on a PowerPC:
> What's in your /usr/share/locale/ ? That seems to be the place
> where GTK-apps get their localization stuff (I was able to fix
> Gnucash's missing EURO-Sign (€) by editing /usr/share/locale/
> de_DE.UTF-8/LC_MONETARY. ) . What happens if you type "locale" and
> "locale -a" in a terminal?
I'm on PPC too.
> @all If GTK-apps read their language specific settings from usr/
> share/locale, what is /opt/local/share/locale used for ????
the locale tool is not provided by macports. But MacPorts apps will
fetch their localized text in /opt/local/share/locale
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Yves de Champlain <yves at macports.org>
> To: Rolf Schäuble <mailinglists at rschaeuble.de>
> Cc: macports-users at lists.macosforge.org
> Sent: Thursday, 15 March, 2007 10:27:14 PM
> Subject: Re: GTK applications behave weird if locale is set to
> anything other than "C"
> [ ... ]
> first of all, any gtk app will kindly tell you that :
> Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
> Using the fallback C locale.
> And the only way of dealing with many problems is indeed to avoid
> But I do use LANG=fr and nothing else (no _CA, no LC_ALL) and many
> things do work quite fine, including gimp.
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