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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.


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