On Tuesday 07 June 2005 23.32, Roger Leigh wrote: > Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > On Tuesday 07 June 2005 23:02, Roger Leigh wrote: > >> Existing installs are already configured with debconf. Their > >> /etc/locale.gen will not be touched. > >> > >> If you do dpkg-reconfigure locales, then users could have the locale > >> switch to UTF-8 if they so choose. > > > > AFAIK locales are automatically regenerated when the locales package is > > upgraded, so this _would_ effect every existing install directly on > > upgrade to the new release. > > locale-gen is run, but /etc/locale.gen is not necessarily altered. If > you don't change it, it will regenerate the same locales you already > have. But 'the same locale I already have' would probably mean 'the locale with the name of the locale I previously had' which has now suddenly changed its behaviour. No easy way out - either you force people to adapt locale.gen, or you don't change locale names. cheers -- vbi -- "L'uomo" - diceva S... - "e' un animale ben sciocco, almeno a giudicare da me stesso". -- Nicolas de Chamfort, "Caratteri e aneddoti"
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