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Re: Pattern replacement fails if string contains multibyte characters


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Pattern replacement fails if string contains multibyte characters
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 18:07:40 -0400
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I wrote:

> The difference is in the gnu libc implementation of strcoll(), which bash
> uses to compare characters for range matching.  The glibc implementation
> ignores the locale; the other systems incorporate the current locale's
> collating sequence into their strcoll implementation.

Sorry, that's backwards.  On systems where strcoll() honors the current
locale's collating sequence, you'll get the output you see on Linux.
Systems that either don't have locale support or don't reflect the
locale's collating sequence in strcoll() will produce the output you
expect.

Chet
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