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Re: Use, "Depends: locales-all|locales" or not

Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> writes:

> AFAICT just set the LOCPATH environment variable and all programs will
> pick it up (in addition to LC_xxx to make your locale get used).  You
> might not even need to restart lintian, since you can do the generation,
> set the environment and then just call setlocale() to start using it.

I think I'll just generate it in postinst so that it's always available.
It doesn't take that long to do.

> It's mentioned in locale(5) and environ(7).

It's actually not mentioned in locale(5) at all, at least on my system.
(Or in locale(7).)  That was the first place I looked.  It is mentioned,
but not defined, in environ(7).  Thank you!

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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