[Bug 6356] Unicode support logic badly broken

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Sun Jun 30 19:34:49 UTC 2013


--- Comment #1 from Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux at googlemail.com> 2013-06-30 19:32:58 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> The unicode detection logic in Busybox is presently broken; rather than letting
> setlocale() determine the correct locale via the various LC_* environment
> variables and the implementation-defined default if none of them are set, it
> looks for the LANG variable itself and uses the C locale if LANG is not set.

There is no plan to have full locale support in busybox.
For example, messages will not be translated, and only ASCII or Unicode
encodings will be supported.

Please describe in what environment you observe incorrect busybox's behavior,
what that behavior is, and what behavior do you consider to be correct in this

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