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Re: how to set locale with C++
On Feb 9 16:22, VÃclav Zeman wrote:
> On 9 February 2012 15:24, marco atzeri wrote:
> > it could be related to libstdc++ built with a different
> > --enable-clocale option ?
> The problem is that Cygwin/newlib does not have good enough locale
> support. C99 locale support is not good enough for std::locale
> implementation. Mainly because the functions that change the locale
> affect the whole process. It is necessary to have at least per thread
> locale for std::locale to be implementable; it is better to have some
> sort of locale structure to pass around. AFAIK this can be
> implemented using functions provided by xlocale.h (MacOS X, ).
I'd prefer to have per-thread locale support as required by SUSv4.
However, it's a lot of work and http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#SHTDI
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