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Re: nocaseglob


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: nocaseglob
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 17:17:49 -0500

> Chet Ramey wrote:
> > (Since I don't set LC_ALL anywhere in my startup files, my system's
> > default locale is apparently en_US.UTF-8.)
> 
> Even if you don't actively set the LANG, LC_COLLATE, LC_ALL locale
> variables in your shell startup files they may be getting set in your
> environment through PAM's /etc/environment or through /etc/profile.
> The recent trend seems to be to use /etc/environment for this.

/etc/environment does not appear on my system and the variable is not
set in /etc/profile.  Be that as it may, from a user's perspective, it's
the same thing:  something set outside his control is effectively the
"system-default locale".

Chet

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