[jp] 9.99.6 and Memo sorting

Judd Montgomery judd at jpilot.org
Wed Aug 20 13:28:35 EDT 2003

You can read the man page for strcoll and maybe setlocale and see if you 
have any of those environment variables set, or maybe try setting them. 
  Its not really a J-Pilot code problem as much as environment or maybe 
a variation of glibc.

Keep in mind that Red Hat tends to patch everything, which makes it very 
hard for us coders to code portable code.


Ralph Alvy wrote:
> I see. I guess my Red Hat 8 distro has that setup so that @ is ignored
> completely. I actually find sorts like this in the Memo list in JPilot:
>      abc
>      def
>      @ghi
>      jkl
> Note that '@' above was essentially ignored.
> On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 11:28:38 -0400, "Judd Montgomery" <judd at jpilot.org>
> said:
>>The memo sort function calls strcoll to sort.  `man strcoll` says that 
>>it reads the LC_COLLATE environment variable and sorts according to the 
>>locale set.  '@' gets sorted before 'a' with my slackware and debian

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