Chris Lamb wrote:
> What the manpage doesn't say is that only UTF-8 locales from i18n/SUPPORTED
> are accepted, meaning that Mayer's request at boot time for
> hu_HU.ISO-8859-2 codepage will be rejected and will be given en_US.UTF-8
What was confusing me was that "hu_HU.ISO-8859-2" isn't actually valid LANG
setting (whilst LANG="hu_HU" with a codepage of ISO-8859-2 is). Anyway, fixed
in live-initramfs Git:
: Rework locale handling
: * Support all codepages, not just UTF-8 ones.
: * Although UTF-8 variants are still preferred, specifying an invalid
: codepage as an extension to a known language will not necessarily
: result in en_US.UTF-8 being chosen - it will try and use an
: * Fixes an issue whereby an unknown locale would end up as a blank
: "language" in /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc instead of en_US.
Chris Lamb, UK chris at chris-lamb.co.uk
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