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Re: [perl #133945] ce6f496d720f6206455628425320badd95b07372 breaksfloat formatting under GTK

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Karl Williamson
March 25, 2019 16:43
Re: [perl #133945] ce6f496d720f6206455628425320badd95b07372 breaksfloat formatting under GTK
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On 3/25/19 9:30 AM, Dmitry Karasik wrote:
> 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.

I meant, where in the perl docs would you have gone when you noticed the 
problem.  I'm presuming you looked at them, but didn't find a reference 
to this function.

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