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From:
Dave Mitchell
Date:
February 23, 2014 18:00
Subject:
Re: lib/locale.t warnings
Message ID:
20140223180026.GR12844@iabyn.com
On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 10:47:09AM -0700, Karl Williamson wrote:
> 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?

$ rpm -qf /bin/sh
bash-4.2.45-1.fc18.x86_64

This is Fedora 18.


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