List Archive: gentoo-portage-dev
Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date.
provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 05:12:09PM -0700, felix@... wrote:
> I have discovered an inconsistency in how perl and sort handle locale.
> Here are two commands you can run in a shell ...
> (echo '/'; echo '?') | sort
> (echo '/'; echo '?') | perl -e '@x = <>; print $_ foreach sort @x'
> With LANG=en_US.UTF-8, sort says ? comes before /, perl says the
> opposite. Setting LC_COLLATE=C switches the sort behavior.
I have now found that if you add "use locales" to the perl code, it
also sorts utf difefrently.
... _._. ._ ._. . _._. ._. ___ .__ ._. . .__. ._ .. ._.
Felix Finch: scarecrow repairman & rocket surgeon / felix@...
GPG = E987 4493 C860 246C 3B1E 6477 7838 76E9 182E 8151 ITAR license #4933
I've found a solution to Fermat's Last Theorem but I see I've run out of room o
firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list