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Module Version: 0.93   Source   Latest Release: POSIX-1003-0.98

NAME ^

POSIX::1003::Locale - POSIX handling locale settings

SYNOPSIS ^

  use POSIX::1003::Locale;

  my $location = setlocale(LC_ALL, 'de'); # German
  my $info     = localeconv();            # is HASH
  print Dumper $info;  # use Data::Dumper to inspect

DESCRIPTION ^

See perllocale for the details.

FUNCTIONS ^

localeconv()

Get detailed information about the current locale

  my $info     = localeconv();            # is HASH
  print Dumper $info;  # use Data::Dumper to inspect
setlocale()

Locales describe national and language specific facts. With setlocale() you change the locale.

  my $location = setlocale(LC_ALL, 'de'); # German

CONSTANTS ^

Constants from limits.h

  MB_LEN_MAX   Max multi-byte length of a char across all locales

Constants from locale.h

  LC_ALL LC_COLLATE LC_CTYPE LC_MESSAGES LC_MONETARY LC_NUMERIC
  LC_TIME

SEE ALSO ^

This module is part of POSIX-1003 distribution version 0.93, built on April 23, 2013. Website: http://perl.overmeer.net. The code is based on POSIX, which is released with Perl itself. See also POSIX::Util for additional functionality.

COPYRIGHTS ^

Copyrights 2011-2013 on the perl code and the related documentation by [Mark Overmeer]. For other contributors see ChangeLog.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html

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