Bug 53715 - Bad floating-point values with german locale
Bad floating-point values with german locale
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: a2ps (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2001-09-16 09:42 EDT by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-09 10:18:07 EST
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Description Enrico Scholz 2001-09-16 09:42:23 EDT
Description of Problem:

a2ps uses the decimal-point defined by the locale and not '.' as expected
by gv.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


Steps to Reproduce:
1. touch /tmp/foo.txt
2. LC_ALL=de_DE a2ps /tmp/foo.txt -o /tmp/foo.ps
3. gv /tmp/foo.ps

Actual Results:


Error: /undefined in 15,000000
Operand stack:
Execution stack:
   %interp_exit   .runexec2   --nostringval--   --nostringval--  
--nostringval--   2   %stopped_push   --nostringval--   --nostringval--  
--nostringval--   false   1   %stopped_push   1   3   %oparray_pop   1   3
  %oparray_pop   1   3   %oparray_pop   .runexec2   --nostringval--  
--nostringval--   --nostringval--   2   %stopped_push   --nostringval--  
--nostringval--   --nostringval--
Dictionary stack:
   --dict:1026/1476(ro)(G)--   --dict:0/20(G)--   --dict:84/200(L)--  
Current allocation mode is local
Last OS error: 2
Current file position is 15989
GNU Ghostscript 6.51: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-01-10 08:55:19 EST
Fixed in a2ps-4.13b-16.

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