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Re: str1 < str2 does not respect locale


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: str1 < str2 does not respect locale
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 08:35:53 -0400

> Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
> Machine: hppa2.0
> OS: hpux10.20
> Compiler: /net/appl/gcc-3.3/bin/gcc
> Compilation CFLAGS:  -DPROGRAM='bash' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='hppa2.0' 
> -DCONF_OSTYPE='hpux10.20' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='hppa2.0-hp-hpux10.20' 
> -DCONF_VENDOR='hp' -DLOCALEDIR='/usr/local/share/locale' -DPACKAGE='bash' 
> -DSHELL -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DHPUX   -I.  -I. -I./include -I./lib -I./lib/intl 
> -I/var/tmp/bash-4.0/lib/intl  -g -O2
> uname output: HP-UX imadev B.10.20 A 9000/785 2008897791 two-user license
> Machine Type: hppa2.0-hp-hpux10.20
> 
> Bash Version: 4.0
> Patch Level: 10
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> Strings compared with [[ string1 < string2 ]] are supposed to use
> the current locale, but they don't.

It's a documentation error (but a long-standing one).  The code has
always used strcmp, not strcoll. 

Chet

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.tis.case.edu/~chet/




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