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From:
Karl Williamson
Date:
February 23, 2014 17:47
Subject:
Re: lib/locale.t warnings
Message ID:
530A341D.5060506@khwilliamson.com
On 02/23/2014 07:50 AM, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> I haven't been following the recent locale.t threads very closely, since
> they seem to relate to test failures on platforms I don't use.
> However, recently, I've started seeing *warnings* generated by locale.t.
> For example on today's blead v5.19.9-28-gdca36a0, on Linux I see:
>
> $ ./perl harness run/locale.t
> run/locale.t .. 8/19 sh: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (invalid): No such file or directory
> sh: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (invalid): No such file or directory
> run/locale.t .. ok
> All tests successful.
> Files=1, Tests=19,  1 wallclock secs ( 0.03 usr  0.01 sys +  0.68 cusr  0.09 csys =  0.81 CPU)
> Result: PASS
>
> It appears to be this part of the test file:
>
>          local $ENV{LC_ALL} = "invalid";
> 	local $ENV{LC_NUMERIC} = "invalid";
>          local $ENV{LANG} = $_;
>
>          # Can't turn off the warnings, so send them to /dev/null
>          fresh_perl_is(<<'EOF', "$difference", { stderr => "devnull" },
>          ....
>
> And it appears to be that fresh_perl_is() is spawning a shell which then
> spawns perl, which runs the test code. But the invalid LC_ALL is seen by
> the intervening shell, which is generating the warnings.
>
> I'm not sure what the best workaround is.
>

I don't get that on my Linux.  What sh are you using?


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