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Re: [perl #24121] Perl5 configure does not run when LC_ALL=tr_TR

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H.Merijn Brand
Date:
April 13, 2004 06:03
Subject:
Re: [perl #24121] Perl5 configure does not run when LC_ALL=tr_TR
Message ID:
20040413150247.88B4.H.M.BRAND@hccnet.nl
On Wed 08 Oct 2003 00:01, Rafael Garcia-Suarez <rgarciasuarez@free.fr> wrote:
> ismail donmez (via RT) wrote:
> > If your LC_ALL=tr_TR or similar ( like tr_TR.UTF-8 ) perl5 ( 5.8.{0,1} ) exits with
> > 
> > Good, your tr supports [:lower:] and [:upper:] to convert case.
> > I don't know how to translate letters from upper to lower case.
> > Your tr is not acting any way I know of.
> > 
> > This is because toupper(i) != I in Turkish but its big i with a dot above.
> 
> Thanks for your report.
> 
> The best fix is probably to replace the various "ij" and "IJ" in the
> Configure tests for this by "rs" etc. (there's also a discontinuity
> in EBCDIC between R and S, as for I and J.)
> 
> [Merijn, I can provide a patch if you want.]

Yes please. Code speaks better than text.

I'm a bit late with this, aren't I?
Is it still an issue?

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