[fpc-pascal] locale solution for unix systems

Bart bartjunk64 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 23:08:34 CET 2009

On 3/21/09, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:

>  > Like an fplocale unit, that users can include if they do not want to
>  > use clocale?
> Yes, I don't see a problem with that, if the quality is suitable. (read: the
>  code quality is good and multiplatform).
>  I won't accept a linux own package, see
>  http://wiki.freepascal.org/libc_unit#But_I_only_want....
>  for a rationale.

OK, I can understand that.
However, AFAIK formatsettings on Windows are already adjusted for
locale settings in SysUtils, so an fplocale would (in it's basic form)
not apply to Windows...

I could help writing the Linux (only x86 32-bit) part of it, I only
have acces to my own (almost ancient) Linux and WinME system for


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