Re: man-db locale support
On Thu, Sep 30, 1999 at 05:01:29PM +0300, Fabrizio Polacco wrote:
> Can you please point me to debian packages installing manpages in these
> formats (and directories)?
I believe I just cannot. :) No man pages that are in Russian come into
ru_RU.KOI8-R directory... All of them are install into ru. The same
problem is with the Russian message catalogs: all of them are installed into
/usr/share/locale/ru/LC_MESSAGES instead of
> And how do you see them while maintaining the ability to read english
Pardon? I did not quite catch. If I have a Russian man page, I do not need to
read English version, do I? Well, if I have to read English version, I would
issue `LANG= man command'.
As for groff, here we usually use latin1. I do not know whether it's nice or
not: it just works.