[ILUG] the first day of the week?
P at draigBrady.com
Wed Mar 4 12:14:11 GMT 2009
A. Dreyer - ILUG wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Mar 2009, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>> As the following script shows, the locale for IE on linux
>> has Sunday as the first day of the week. I always think
>> of Sunday as the last day and the UK locale concurs.
>> Where could I lookup the "right" answer?
>> for LANG in en_IE en_GB; do
>> date -d"$(locale week-1stday) +$(($(locale first_weekday)-1))day" +%a
> What happens if you replace LANG with LC_TIME?
Weirdness with variable propagate.
This shows the issue succinctly:
old$ LC_TIME=en_IE.utf8 locale week-1stday first_weekday
new$ LC_TIME=en_IE.utf8 locale week-1stday first_weekday
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