Subject: Re: tr A-Z a-z in locales other than C
Jilles Tjoelker <jilles@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 04:24:43AM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> > Back to the ports: it is not hard to run _any_ port's make
> > or configure with LANG=C directly by the ports Mk system to
> > eliminate that problem.
> True, but some ports install scripts with problematic tr calls.
So part of the porting effort may be to provide a patch that
prepends something along the lines of "env LANG=C" to tr calls in
those scripts. It would surely not be the only kind of situation
in which a port needed to patch the ported code to get it to run
correctly on FreeBSD :)
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