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From: Utkarsh Singh <utkarsh190601@gmail.com>
To: Maxim Nikulin <manikulin@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: bug#47885: [PATCH] org-table-import: Make it more smarter for interactive use
Date: Tue, 18 May 2021 20:35:37 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8735ukf5fi.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <s80c2n$fkd$1@ciao.gmane.io>

On 2021-05-18, 19:31 +0700, Maxim Nikulin <manikulin@gmail.com> wrote:

> The question may be risen in emacs-devel but I am unsure if I will 
> participate in discussion.

Why?

>> Can you test this function:
>> 
>> (defun org-table--comma-as-decimal-sep ()
>>    "Return nil or 2 if separator is dot or comma respectively."
>>    (string-search "," (format "%f" 10)))
>
> No, it does not work. `format' always uses dot. It is reasonable when 
> e.g. during writing a config file or during data exchange when locales 
> must be ignored.
>
> I was too optimistic. I did not expect that support of locales are so 
> poor in Emcacs. I do not see any traces of localeconv(3) in sources that 
> would allow to get value of decimal_point directly.
>
> Numbers are forced to use "C" locale and I have not noticed any way to 
> override it. Initial settings:
>
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs.git/tree/src/emacs.c#n1490
>
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs.git/tree/src/emacs.c#n2861
>
> setlocale (LC_NUMERIC, "C");
>

Hmm, so this means that Elisp cannot read something like this '10,1' as
floating point number.

>> To test I am using: $ LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 emacs -Q
>> 
>> But I am getting this as warning:
>> (process:1787): Gtk-WARNING **: 15:40:49.375: Locale not supported by C library.
>> 	Using the fallback 'C' locale.
>
> You get this error due to you have not generated this locale. On debian 
> & ubuntu
>
> dpkg-reconfigure locales
>
> allows to select desired locales and performs all necessary actions.

Thanks!  I have fixed it now.

-- 
Utkarsh Singh
http://utkarshsingh.xyz


      reply	other threads:[~2021-05-18 15:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-19  4:43 Utkarsh Singh
2021-04-19  8:19 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-19 14:23   ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-04-20 13:40     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-20 17:15       ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-04-23  4:58       ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-04-27 20:21         ` bug#47885: " Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-28  8:37           ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-04-28 16:38             ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-05-10 18:36               ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-05-12 17:08                 ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-05-14 14:54                   ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-05-15  9:13                     ` Bastien
2021-05-15 10:10                       ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-05-15 10:30                         ` Bastien
2021-05-15 11:09                           ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-05-17  5:29                         ` Bastien
2021-05-17 16:27                           ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-06-01 16:23                           ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-06-01 17:46                             ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-06-02 12:06                               ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-06-02 15:08                                 ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-06-02 16:44                                   ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-06-04  4:04                                     ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-06-05 12:40                                       ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-06-05 17:50                                         ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-06-09 12:15                                           ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-09-26  8:40                                           ` Bastien
2021-05-16 16:24                     ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-05-17 16:30                       ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-05-18 10:24                       ` Utkarsh Singh
2021-05-18 12:31                         ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-05-18 15:05                           ` Utkarsh Singh [this message]

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