[tex-k] Locale-related bug in MakeIndex (was: makeindex breaks up index group on a capitalized entry)

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Wed Nov 3 00:02:33 CET 2004

On Tue, 2 Nov 2004 geolsoft at mail.ru wrote:

> I could not think of any implications of not resetting the locale back
> to C---it may only affect some messages on the console and in the log
> (for example, locale's thousands separator in integers), but not the
> generated index file.

seems it's harmless, as the restore has never worked anyway, so maybe
one could as well leave it out (also there is not a single %g or %f in
the code, but i haven't checked more, and haven't used makeindex yet).

Regards, Hartmut

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