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Re: step by step HOWTO switch debian installation into utf-8

On Sun, Sep 02, 2001 at 12:59:05AM +1000, Drew Parsons wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 11:15:03PM +0200, Radovan Garabik wrote:

> >Preparing correct locale:
> >Pick a locale you would use. I decided to use en_GB,
> >you may use something else, the important part is the
> >UTF-8 encoding.
> >1) generate the locale:
> ># localedef -v -c -i en_GB -f UTF-8 /usr/lib/locale/en_GB.UTF-8
> Isn't the "correct" approach to define 
> en_AU UTF-8
> in /etc/locale.gen, and run locale-gen?

No, locale-gen is not correct since it puts the generated locale
into /usr/lib/locale/en_GB, which is fine as long as it is the sole
encoding used for the locale. 
But if you want to use (e.g.) en_GB.ISO-8859-1 as well, it will be put
into the same directory - that means one of these two locales will
be overwritten by the other one.

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