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Bug#855194: locales: locale en_US.ISO-8859-1 and en_US.iso88591 wrong with dpkg-reconfigure locales

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On 2017-02-15 10:58, Hermann Lauer wrote:
> Package: locales
> Version: 2.24-9
> Severity: important
> Tags: l10n
> Dear Maintainer,
> # dpkg-reconfigure locales
> Generating locales (this might take a while)...
>   de_DE.ISO-8859-1... done
>   de_DE.UTF-8... done
>   en_GB.UTF-8... done
>   en_US.ISO-8859-1... done
>   en_US.UTF-8... done
>   en_US.iso88591...character map file `iso88591' not found: No such file or directory
>  done
> Generation complete.

The issue is due to the following configuration:

> -- debconf information:
> * locales/locales_to_be_generated: de_DE ISO-8859-1, de_DE.UTF-8 UTF-8, en_GB.UTF-8 UTF-8, en_US ISO-8859-1, en_US.UTF-8 UTF-8, en_US.iso88591 iso88591

You have added the non-standard charset "iso88591" in /etc/locales.gen.
When doing so you should provide the corresponding charset file in

However given that you also requested the en_US.ISO-8859-1 locale to be
generated, I guess you just want to remove the en_US.iso88591 entry from

Could you please confirm that just removing this broken entry fixes your

Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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