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From:
Dmitry Karasik
Date:
March 25, 2019 15:30
Subject:
Re: [perl #133945] ce6f496d720f6206455628425320badd95b07372 breaksfloat formatting under GTK
Message ID:
20190325153024.GA35379@nataraj.eu.org
On Sat, Mar 23, 2019 at 11:26:22AM -0700, Karl Williamson via RT wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:11:00 -0700, int32 wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 09:53:40AM -0600, Karl Williamson wrote:
> > > And then there's GTK which sets the locale itself.  That can't be
> > > helped, but XS code that calls it can call sync_locale() before
> > > returning to perl.  There is no periodic syncing.
> > 
> > Thanks for the explanation, that makes sense.
> > This will help me fixing my affected code; I wish I knew about
> > Perl_sync_locale() before.
> 
> Where would you have read that putting a link to perlapi for this would have shown you it existed?

"Read" assumes active monitoring of such news, which I almost never do.
Reaching to authors that have GTK-related modules would be nice though; there
aren't that many of those. I've got a heads up last time about a similar issue
from Slaven Rezic who runs cpantests massively, and I'm grateful for that.



-- 
Sincerely,
	Dmitry Karasik

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