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bug#33044: Guile misbehaves in the "ja_JP.sjis" locale

From: Tom de Vries
Subject: bug#33044: Guile misbehaves in the "ja_JP.sjis" locale
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:38:16 +0200
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On 10/16/18 7:13 AM, Mark H Weaver wrote:
> While investigating, I found this bug for GNU libc asking to add an SJIS
> locale, and the developers were strongly opposed:
>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=136290

Thanks for the pointer, that was interesting reading.

> At this point, I'm inclined to believe that Shift_JIS is not suitable as
> a locale encoding on POSIX systems, and that we should not try to
> support it in Guile.
> What do you think?

My interest here is limited to fixing a gdb regression, so for me not
supporting it is fine. Though we should have a reasonable failure mode
(so, not abort as is the case for this report).

- Tom

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