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Bug 107846 - locale utility is broken on big-endian 64-bit platforms
locale utility is broken on big-endian 64-bit platforms
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
s390x Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 106472
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Reported: 2003-10-23 14:43 EDT by Matt Wilson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-14 10:14:01 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:325 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated glibc packages provide security and bug fixes 2003-11-12 00:00:00 EST
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:334 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: glibc security update 2003-11-14 00:00:00 EST

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Description Matt Wilson 2003-10-23 14:43:40 EDT
Description of problem:
on-disk locale format seems incompatible with s390x glibc.  It is compatible
only with s390 glibc library.

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How reproducible:
Steps to Reproduce:
[root@fido foo]# file /usr/bin/locale
/usr/bin/locale: ELF 64-bit MSB executable, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux
2.4.0, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped
[root@fido foo]# LANG=en_US.UTF-8 /usr/bin/locale -k week-1stday
[root@fido foo]# file ./usr/bin/locale
./usr/bin/locale: ELF 32-bit MSB executable, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux
2.2.10, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped
[root@fido foo]# LANG=en_US.UTF-8 ./usr/bin/locale -k week-1stday

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LSB certification blocking issue for s390x
Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2003-10-23 15:25:57 EDT
also affects ppc64
Comment 3 Jakub Jelinek 2003-10-27 14:04:29 EST
Fix is in glibc-2.3.2-95.4.
Comment 4 Brock Organ 2003-11-11 16:22:15 EST
verified fixed in erratum RHSA-2003:334 with glibc-2.3.2-95.6 on ppc64
and s390x ... 
Comment 5 Mark J. Cox 2003-11-11 16:30:27 EST
(leaving open until RHSA-2003:334 is released)
Comment 6 Jakub Jelinek 2003-11-14 10:14:01 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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