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Re: Language and locale setting in /root/dbootstrap_setting

On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 12:46:38AM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Petter Reinholdtsen]
> > More testing shows that the LANGUAGE variable can be used when the
> > country is unknown.  It only works when the LANG variable is set to an
> > existing locale.  The nice ting about the LANGUAGE variable is that is
> > accepts language codes, not locale names.
> Apparently, someone knew this.  I checked the CVS log for
> dbootstrap/util.c, and discovered that user aph inserted
> LANGUAGE=<langcode> 2001-11-20.  Then the user pb changed this to
> LANG=<langcode> 2002-01-07.  This obviously triggered the warning from
> perl, and blade changed this to LANG_INST=<langcode> 2002-02-10.
> There seem to be some confusion.  Why was LANGUAGE= changed to LANG=?
> Which program is the intended receiver of this value?

Not only that, but base-config has also been changed to accommodate
some of those other changes. I'd recommend checking its status now too.  

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