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

On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 09:46:23AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> 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
> languagechooser/countrychooser.
> 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?

No, I cannot find which program wrote LC_CTYPE= into /etc/environment.

> 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
> choice.

In fact when language is set to 'English (United States)', it is
not written in /etc/environment, so it is considered as POSIX after


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