From: Jody Goldberg (jody_at_gnome.org)
Date: Sun Jan 11 2004 - 12:06:13 EST
On Sun, Jan 11, 2004 at 09:00:12AM -0800, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> Hub broke the build. This now fixes it.
> PLEASE REMEMBER TO USE SETLOCALE!!
> I saw 2 places in platform-specific code where we
> don't use setlocale(LC_NUMERIC, "C"), but are
> printf'ing a float.
> char * locale = setlocale(LC_NUMERIC, "C");
> setlocale(LC_NUMERIC, locale);
You do not want to do that. The string returned by setlocale is not
guaranteed to live on. The only safe thing to do is to strdup it.
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