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Bug#261588: marked as done (xlibs: xlib support is needed for Hebrew locale (he_IL.iso-8859-8))

On Sun, Aug 08, 2004 at 06:03:14AM -0700, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> I think you actually want LC_ALL=he_IL.ISO-8859 (I think LC_ALL=he_IL 
> will accomplish the same thing too, but don't quote me on that) if you 
> really don't want UTF-8. Note the capital ISO.


Thanks for your assistance with this bug; please see my follow-up to the

Your first suggestion was wrong -- I don't know of a single case where just
"ISO-8859" is accepted -- but your parenthetical was fine.

You can consult the X11 files:


and the glibc files:


...to determine what locale names are supported by these systems.

A recent big SVN commit (r1731) adds a tremendous amount of parity between
X11 and glibc on Debian.

G. Branden Robinson                |    It may be difficult to to determine
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    where religious beliefs end and
branden@debian.org                 |    mental illness begins.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    -- Elaine Cassel

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