[fpc-pascal] locale solution for unix systems

Henry Vermaak henry.vermaak at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 17:06:06 CET 2009

2009/3/19 Bart <bartjunk64 at gmail.com>:
>> I'm not talking about the "compiled binary files", I am talking about
>>  the text based locale files. On my Linux Ubuntu 7.10 system they are
>>  include in the 'locales' package and are install in the following
>>  directory location:
>>   /usr/share/i18n/locales/*
>>  eg:
>>  usr/share/i18n/locales/wo_SN
>>  /usr/share/i18n/locales/xh_ZA
> I noticed that I had more direectories in /usr/lib/locale (echh with
> it's compiles LC_xxx files) than I have /usr/share/118n/locales
> directory.

the files in /usr/lib/locale are the compiled locale definition files
(using localdef).  i've only got one file there: locale-archive.
these files are used by the libc locale functions (like nl_langinfo).


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