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Bug#407709: debian-installer: DEBIAN_FRONTEND=text : cannot chose language other than C/English

Package: debian-installer
Severity: normal



  d-i daily build from 20-Jan-2007 09:57 netinst CD

with "install DEBIAN_FRONTEND=text", the first screen "Choose
language" shows only:

  1. C		- No localization
  2. English	- English [*]

and no more. It is for instance not possible to choose french. I'm not
shure if this is a bug but as all the supported languages are
available in the newt and GUI frontend, I guess it is. I didn't see
anything about that in the install manual.

On the next screen (country), it displays the 253 choices in one shot
without scrolling, so the choices are limited to the ~25 last countries.

Preseeding with "install DEBIAN_FRONTEND=text locale=fr_FR" is a

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.8-3-386
Locale: LANG=fr_FR@euro, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

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