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Re: Language and locale setting in /root/dbootstrap_setting

Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> cum veritate scripsit:

> I understand this to mean the right way for Japanese install.  I
> believe that is not my problem but your problem.  I do not know how to
> solve your problem.  I do not know which charset or encoding are used
> in Japan.  I do not know which Linux tools are needed to display or
> input Japanese.  I do not know how to test it, and I do not know the
> problem domain.  For these reasons, I can not solve your problem.  Is
> the Japanese install problem solved now?  If it is, will my patch
> break Japanese install in any way?


The current install runs in locale C, after reboot.

Forcing it to run as ja_JP would cause problems.

> If it isn't solved now, why is it a problem to solve a different, but
> related problem -- my problem -- ie. fixing the Norwegian install?

> I do not claim to be able to fix Japanese install.  

Please don't break it.

> > Charset "euc-jp" is enough information to signify that this will not
> > be displayed in console.
> OK.  How can one test this automatically?

No way. That's the hard part, and one of the reasons why 
introducing such a change may be problematic.

But how much is supported by the console anyway?

C ?
I've got an impression that 
ISO-8859-1 seems to be supported (somewhat).

What else?

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