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Re: locales broken?

(CC'ing Denis Barbier to get his attention, not sure he reads -devel)

> Shouldn't the system take care of it when I do a dpkg-reconfigure locales?
> $ cat /etc/default/locale
> #  File generated by update-locale
> LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
> LANGUAGE=de_DE:de:en_GB:en
> $ cat /etc/environment
> #LANGUAGE="de_DE:de:en_GB:en"
> #LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
> I'm sure I've heard that there is some transition going on to move the
> content of /etc/environment to /etc/default/locale, right? If I
> uncomment out the lines in /etc/environment everything works as expected
> again.

Which is what you should do while the transition is going on. 

The locales package maintainers are, IIRC, handling this transition
but they actually recommend using both files

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