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Subject: Re: [boost] [locale] Documentation correction
From: Howard Hinnant (howard.hinnant_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-17 17:23:35

On Jul 17, 2011, at 5:09 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:

> Mac OS X is of particular interest because by default locale("") does
> fall, and the Apple folks have said in the past that they won't fix
> it. It fails on my Mac mini in the default configuration. Presumably
> the Darwin regression test machine has something beyond the default
> configuration.

Going forward libc++ on Mac OS X ( will support a vast array of locales, including "". This is based on BSD's xlocale API:

The behavior of "" mimics that of "" passed to newlocale:


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