Re: /usr/lib/locale/<locale> and locale-archive should remove before generating locales?
On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 01:52:59PM +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> Currently, our locales package do not remove /usr/lib/locale/<locale>
> and /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive. Glibc locale system looks both
> <locale> dir and locale-archive files to search the current locale's
> database. These locale database can store the generated locales. So
> this means that we can have very old locale entries in these locale
> database. The current locale-archive file accumulates a lot of locale
> database which were generated in the past but the current locales'
> debconf interface does not have such old entries and they are not
> So the solution is: remove all directories in /usr/lib/locale and
> /usr/lib/locale-archive whenever we reconfigure or install or upgrade
> locales package in each time.
> I think simply removal for old locale entries is the best and the
> easiest way. Any comments?
Yes, I see no reason to choose a harder way.