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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Re: setlocale(LC_CTYPE, "") failed.
Date: Nov 12 1997 4:11PM

David Roboam wrote:
> 
> Every time I call perl I have those warnings:
> 
> bilbo 1% perl -v
> warning: setlocale(LC_CTYPE, "") failed.
> warning: LC_ALL = "(null)", LC_CTYPE = "(null)", LANG = "us",
> warning: falling back to the "C" locale.
> 
> This is perl, version 5.002
> 
> Copyright 1987-1996, Larry Wall
> 
> Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License
> or the
> GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5.0 source
> kit.
> 
> bilbo 2%
> 
> Where can it come from ?

Something's going on with the locale / setlocale() calls when
perl starts up.

I don't think that it is perl proper, but rather some startup code
that perl calls (either explicitly or not).

Try setting 

LANG=C

in your environement and see what happens.

Michael
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