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Re: Is locale ja not supported by libc in woody?

Hideaki -

You may have better luck if you upgrade to a more recent branch
(testing, probably). I've had much, much better luck with locales in
more recent releases, and I recall a great deal of unpleasantness with
locales back when Woody was in testing. I run testing/unstable, and
everything works quite nicely "out of the box":

russell % sudo locale-gen
Generating locales...
  en_US.ISO-8859-1... done
  en_US.UTF-8... done
  ja_JP.EUC-JP... done
  ja_JP.UTF-8... done
Generation complete.

Good luck!


Kenshi Muto <kmuto@debian.org> writes:

> At Wed, 30 Apr 2003 12:22:52 +0900,
> Hideaki Hase wrote:
>> Setting ja (ja_JP.ujis, etc.) locale on my system, I'm reported:
>>     locale not supported by C library, ...
>> and got locale ignored.
> Please check /etc/locale.gen whether "ja_JP.EUC-JP EUC-JP" exists or
> not.
> If not, this is Woody known bug. Run 'dpkg-reconfigure locales' and
> choose 'ja_JP EUC-JP' again.
> And Japanese locale name changed from 'ja_JP.ujis' to 'ja_JP.eucJP' in
> Woody (but libc supports backward compatibility).
> -- 
> Kenshi Muto

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