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Re: frozen!

From: Mike Gran
Subject: Re: frozen!
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 06:56:51 -0700

On Sat, 2009-10-10 at 10:43 -0400, Ken Raeburn wrote:
> On Oct 9, 2009, at 03:54, Ken Raeburn wrote:
> > The code in regexp.test tries the suffixes ".ISO-8859-1" and  
> > ".iso88591" when selecting locale names.  I take it that means  
> > there's inadequate standardization on the naming of encodings across  
> > systems?  Well, when I make it try ".ISO8859-1", most of the tests  
> > pass on Mac OS X.  The "string of all chars" ones still fail; I'm  
> > looking into those.
> The "string of all chars" test calls setbinary before performing the  
> test.  The documentation for setbinary says it sets the encoding for  
> current input, output and error streams to ISO-8859-1, as well as  
> making it the default for new ports.  Is that supposed to affect make- 
> regexp and regexp-exec as well?
> If I replace the call with a call to set-latin-1 (modified to try  
> ".ISO8859-1", as described above), which sets the locale, the test  
> passes on the Mac.

Excellent.  I pushed that.

> Ken


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