localedef in Chapter 5, glibc

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Wed May 14 02:43:58 PDT 2003

On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 04:58:03PM +0100, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> A fair point, although the glibc testsuite (I think) needs certain

libstdc++ actually :-)

> locales installed in order to run correctly.  From my install scripts I
> have the following at the end of the glibc instructions (but before it's
> "locked in"):
> localedef -i de_DE -f ISO-8859-1 de_DE &&
> localedef -i de_DE at euro -f ISO-8859-15 de_DE at euro &&
> localedef -i en_HK -f ISO-8859-1 en_HK &&
> localedef -i en_PH -f ISO-8859-1 en_PH &&
> localedef -i en_US -f ISO-8859-1 en_US &&
> localedef -i es_MX -f ISO-8859-1 es_MX &&
> localedef -i fr_FR -f ISO-8859-1 fr_FR &&
> localedef -i fr_FR at euro -f ISO-8859-15 fr_FR at euro &&
> localedef -i it_IT -f ISO-8859-1 it_IT &&
> localedef -i ja_JP -f EUC-JP ja_JP &&
> localedef -i en_GB -f ISO-8859-1 en_GB


> Did you make the correct locale directory? (`mkdir -p
> /stage1/lib/locale`)

If the Ch 5 test suites stay, this will be come a FAQ unless all of the
above is mentioned in the book IMHO.

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