[GRASS5] [bug #3591] (grass) d.vect.thematic (and other scripts): LC_NUMERIC setting not used in my Debian

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Wed Aug 31 04:24:13 EDT 2005

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Glynn Clements wrote:
> Request Tracker wrote:
>>this bug's URL: http://intevation.de/rt/webrt?serial_num=3591
>>Subject: d.vect.thematic (and other scripts): LC_NUMERIC setting not
>>used in my Debian
> GRASS doesn't use any of the locale categories except for LC_MESSAGES
> (if it was built using --with-nls).

mlennert at moritz:~/CVS/GRASS/grass6/scripts$ grep -R LC_NUMERIC *
d.correlate/d.correlate:export LC_NUMERIC=C
d.out.png/d.out.png:export LC_NUMERIC=C
d.resize/d.resize:export LC_NUMERIC=C
d.vect.thematic/d.vect.thematic:export LC_NUMERIC=C
i.fusion.brovey/i.fusion.brovey:export LC_NUMERIC=C
i.image.mosaic/i.image.mosaic:export LC_NUMERIC=C
i.in.spotvgt/i.in.spotvgt:export LC_NUMERIC=C
i.oif/i.oifcalc:export LC_NUMERIC=C
r.fillnulls/r.fillnulls:export LC_NUMERIC=C
r.in.srtm/r.in.srtm:export LC_NUMERIC=C
r.plane/r.plane:export LC_NUMERIC=C
r.reclass.area/r.reclass.area:export LC_NUMERIC=C
r.regression.line/r.regression.line:export LC_NUMERIC=C
r.univar.sh/r.univar.sh:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.db.addcol/v.db.addcol:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.db.addtable/v.db.addtable:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.db.droptable/v.db.droptable:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.db.update/v.db.update:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.in.e00/v.in.e00:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.in.garmin/v.in.garmin:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.in.garmin/v.in.garmin:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.in.gns/v.in.gns:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.in.mapgen/v.in.mapgen:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.rast.stats/v.rast.stats:export LC_NUMERIC=C
v.univar.sh/v.univar.sh:export LC_NUMERIC=C

So it is used quite a lot in scripts.

But I received an answer to the question on why it didn't work for me:

At Tue, 30 Aug 2005 10:06:37 -0400,
Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:

>>> > LC_ALL=fr_BE
>> Note: this means that LC_ALL is already set in your environment.
>> LC_ALL is documented to override all the other environment variables.
>> So it's completely expected that changing LC_NUMERIC has no effect.

So, whenever a user has LC_ALL set, any other LC settings won't
work. We should either indicate this in the man pages, or find
another solution...

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