[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] Fix dll loading with Turkish locales

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Wed Jan 19 14:07:03 CET 2005

Ismail Donmez writes:
> The problem:
> In turkish locale toupper("i) != I and tolower("I") != i . This problem makes 
> mplayer crash when an external dll needs to be loaded for audio and/or video. 
> I tried to get a sensible backtrace but al I get was "??" lines. I suspect 
> crash happens inside the dll.
> The solution:
> Set LC_ALL to "C" before opening audio/video decoder so character conversions 
> doesn't use locale settings. This have no effect on !Turkish locales where 
> the above problem doesn't apply.

There should at the very least be comments that explain why this hack
is needed..


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