Bug#114057: modconf doesn't use locale aliases ?
severity 114057 minor
Nicolas SABOURET wrote on Mon Oct 01, 2001 um 02:11:49PM:
> > modconf does not use locales but own localised string replacement
> > routine.
> I understand. However, It'd be great if you could either include french
> as a possible replacement for fr_FR either (better IMHO) user
Realise that modconf does not work together with locales support (for
the simple reason that locales is not available on boot floppies). As
far as I know there are no clear rules for setting aliases to the xx_YY
locale strings, so do not expect your alias to be accepted everywhere.
This issue is controversial, see the thread about the alias for
english (american/englich/C/POSIX/computer-/debian-english) on d-devel.
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