Bug#379526: papersize is a4 for US install - should be letter
On Jul 24, 2006, at 12:58 PM, Frans Pop wrote:
On Monday 24 July 2006 07:17, Rick Thomas wrote:
During the install process, I selected the "C" locale early on.
Later, when asked, I indicated I have a US-English keyboard. I also
specified US-EastCoast timezone, and in general did everything I
could to indicate my location in the USA. However, when the
installation was complete, I noticed that the file /etc/papersize had
"a4" in it (the hard way -- by printing a long document on letter-
For the Sarge version of the installer this was done by the package
localization-config (though probably not for en_US as it was
However, because of the integration of base-config into the 1st
the installation, the old localization-config is no longer usable. A
rewrite has been delayed because of personal circumstances for the
maintainer, but it should be available again before Etch release
plan is to also support en_US.
I assume this means that if I do whatever magic is required to get
en_US locale, then I'll get "letter" in /etc/papersize. What if I
choose "C" locale?