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Bug#121900: xlibs: glibc locales not listed in X's locale.alias

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 12:08:57PM +0000, dbugs@pelvoux.nildram.co.uk wrote:
> Package: xlibs
> Version: 4.2.1-12.1
> Severity: normal
> It looks as if many of the locales in the original list submitted for
> this bug are not supported by the X libraries.

Can you elaborate on this statement, please?

> There are also some though where it is just a case of the necessary
> alias not appearing in the X locale.alias file.  As far as I can see
> these are:
> # Previously missing aliases generated for Debian by locale_fix
> da_DK.ISO-8859-15       da_DK.ISO8859-15
> en_GB.ISO-8859-15       en_GB.ISO8859-15
> sv_SE.ISO-8859-15       sv_SE.ISO8859-15
> Do we need to wait for upstream to fix these or can we add them to the
> debian version of the locale.alias file as a temporary patch?

They can be added.

> For reference, the above list was generated by the this perl script:

I'd like to include this in the debian/scripts directory of the xfree86
source package, but before I can do that we need to sort out its
copyright.  If the script is your work (and/or you're in touch with
those whose work it [also] is) and you're willing to license it under
DFSG-compatible terms, please let me know.

G. Branden Robinson                |    To Republicans, limited government
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    means not assisting people they
branden@debian.org                 |    would sooner see shoveled into mass
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    graves.          -- Kenneth R. Kahn

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