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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-
format paper!)

For the Sarge version of the installer this was done by the package
localization-config (though probably not for en_US as it was disabled for
en_* locales).

However, because of the integration of base-config into the 1st stage of
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 and the
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?


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