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Re: how to set locale with C++
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2012 13:37:38 +0100
- Subject: Re: how to set locale with C++
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Feb 9 12:13, marco atzeri wrote:
> Attached a small example taken from Bruce Eckel Thinking in C++
> On cygwin both this call
> raise exception
> "terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::runtime_error'
> what(): locale::facet::_S_create_c_locale name not valid
> Aborted (core dumped)"
> I could understand eventually the second one, but "English (US)" is
> the current windows locale so I expected that at least "en_US.UTF-8"
> is accepted.
> What I am missing ?
This doesn't look like a Cygwin issue. The above error
"locale::facet::_S_create_c_locale name not valid" points to some
problem in the library implementing the locale call. The underlying
plain C call setlocale should work fine.
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