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Re: Bug#632798: libc6: broken LANGUAGE design

Le 06/07/2011 10:21, Vincent Lefevre a écrit :
> Hi Jonathan,
> On 2011-07-05 22:22:51 -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> 1. On my local machine, I could not reproduce the same effect.  That's
>>    probably because no default locale is configured here.  After making
>>    the default locale de_DE.UTF-8 using "dpkg-reconfigure -plow locales",
>>    /etc/environment is empty and /etc/default/locale looks like this
>> 	#  File generated by update-locale
>> 	LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
>>    and "ssh localhost locale" still shows "LANGUAGE=".  Any idea what's
>>    different between your setup and mine?
> My settings come from the installation. /etc/default/locale was:
> #  File generated by update-locale
> #LANG="en_US.UTF-8"
> LANGUAGE="en_US:en"
> (I only added a LC_TIME=en_DK since, hoping it would be taken into
> account for the time displayed by gdm).

Please note that eglibc (more precisely the locales package) never
defines LANGUAGE= in /etc/default/locale, it is done in the installer.
The only things it does is disabling the LANGUAGE entry if it is not
compatible with the selected locales.

Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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