Bug#847056: debian-installer: Installer can't find "en_DK.utf-8" locale
Tags: l10n d-i
Hello d-i, et al
I live in Denmark, but almost always set up servers in english, to make
This means the en_DK.utf-8 locale is my preferred choice.
However, I can no longer (I believe it broke in jessie, perhaps before) select
it in the installer.
I select "English", then "Europe" then "Copenhagen", and I am told that there
is no locale available for my combination of choices. This is, of course,
I then have to either fix up the system later, go through expert install, or
increase debconf priority (a trick I just learned today).
Why the bug happens, I'm not quite sure, but I have a suspicion. Denmark is one
of the few countries in the world, where the language and country codes do not
align (language: "da", country: "dk"). Perhaps the installer is checking the
wrong one of these?
Let me know how I can help!
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.6
APT prefers stable-updates
APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386
Kernel: Linux 4.7.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_DK.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_DK.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)