A question about locale files

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 27 22:04:57 UTC 2010

Am Montag, den 26.04.2010, 23:46 +0800 schrieb Robin 'cheese' Lee:

> 1. Directories like /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.* are not provided by any 
> package. This conflicts with guidelines.

file a bug against the filesystem package because it should provide a
proper skeleton for the locales.

> 2. /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.utf8 and /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.UTF-8/ are 
> obvious duplicates.
> 3. /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.UTF-8/ should be identical with 
> /usr/share/locale/ru/, /usr/share/locale/ja_JP.UTF-8/ should be 
> identical with /usr/share/locale/ja/ .

We assume UTF-8 by default, so I guess you can kill the folders
with .UTF-8. Disclaimer: I'm not sure about local peculiarities though.


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