Re: cdebconf always falling back to English?
On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 11:58:57PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Denis Barbier]
> > In debian-installer, yes. As a debconf replacement, no.
> Why not? The default fallback language (ie untranslated) is already
> English, and should be English.
Sure, but user may be under POSIX locale, in which case encoding must be
ASCII, not UTF-8.
> > Hmmm no, 'en' should be added after other languages. Why don't you
> > append 'en' to LANGUAGE in languagechooser?
> Because I want cdebconf to display the text from en.po before any
> language is selected. The first time languagechooser is executed, the
> language is unset, and the untranslated texts are displayed. The only
> way to change the language in cdebconf is to kill it and start it
> again. This is not an option in languagechooser.
Hmmm, sending SIGUSR1 signal should allow this too. And you can append
'en' to LANGUAGE environment variable before running cdebconf.