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Bug#246398: locales: LC_CTYPE defaults to non-installed en_US.UTF8

Quoting Blars Blarson (blarson@blars.org):
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 01:42:18PM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > Blars, do you choose "English (other countries)" on the first screen,
> > then "United States" on the second screen.....or "Choose this to
> > proceed in English (United States)" on the first screen?
> The latter sounds right.  I chose the default english setting on the
> first screen.

Hmmm. This combination sets debian-installer/locale to en_US alone in

So, I think that ".UTF8" which comes after originates in base-config
probably. This is where the debian-installer debconf choices are used
again for locales-related stuff.

Denis, do you have an idea about this bug?

This again raises the problem of not having a choice for POSIX locales
in languagechooser. We should maybe add a default "English (POSIX
locales)" choice while keeping "English (United States)" as another

Joey, this is a d-i design choice, so I think your advice is welcome
here (sorry for adding again some pressure on your tired

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