On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 11:03AM -0400, Peter Bex wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 11:08:20AM -0400, Claude Marinier wrote:
> > We have seen this before but these may not be related.
> > https://github.com/nickg/swank-chicken/issues/10
> > http://nongnu.13855.n7.nabble.com/quot-panic-invalid-encoded-numeric-literal-quot-with-gtk-td196533.html
> > The other interesting question is: Why me?
> I asked Hugo on IRC if he ever figured out why he got this error, and
> it turns out that CHICKEN has a bug in that its numeric parser relies
> on C functions to convert strings to numbers, which means it's locale-
> sensitive. It shouldn't do that (because string->number isn't defined
> to be locale-sensitive in the Scheme spec).
> See: https://gist.github.com/hugoArregui/7b5626c7dc00f45cdb4ea8721db4f777
> Can you check your locale environment variables, and see if resetting
> it to the "C" locale works around the bug?
The locale is "English_Canada.1252".
it works for him.