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Bug#282715: locale.alias contents do not match with typical LANG or LC_* values



On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 11:08:20PM +0100, Guillermo S. Romero wrote:
> Package: xlibs-data
> Version: 4.3.0.dfsg.1-8
> 
> Hi:
> 
> I have been installing Sarge, and decided to go full utf8. But when
> launching xterms I was getting errors about the locales. After some
> hunting I found that my env vars had values that C lib likes (for
> example en_GB.utf8) but Xlib does not (it wants things like
> en_US.UTF-8).

So why don't you set en_GB.UTF-8 instead?

> Some more inspection let me found that adding some extra lines to
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale/locale.alias made it stop complaining. It
> would be nice if this file included the values that you can get from
> locale -a (the utf8 ones mapped to the UTF-8 that X has).

The name listed in /usr/share/i18n/SUPPORTED is en_GB.UTF-8 and it is
displayed when running 'dpkg-reconfigure locales', so you should use
this one.

Denis



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