Locale difficulties [was Re: de_CH translation]
dirk at hohndel.org
Tue Oct 16 04:27:51 PDT 2012
Henrik Brautaset Aronsen <subsurface at henrik.synth.no> writes:
> Den 16.10.12 13:15, skrev Dirk Hohndel:
>> Could it be that your environment settings in the shell that you run in
>> Terminal.app are incorrect? Or at least inconsistent to what Apple
>> thinks they should be?
>> If you manually set your LANG (or similar locale environment variable)
>> in one of your shell init scripts to no_NO.UTF-8 than this might explain
>> what's happening.
>> If you instead set it to nb_NO.UTF-8 then things should work, right?
> No, as I mentioned in an earlier mail, the nb_NO locale *does not exist*
> in /usr/share/locale:
Apple seems just confused...
I checked again on my Mac and while I claimed earlier that I had no
Norwegian at all I must clearly not have been tired enough... now I can
see that I have
which makes me think that it's the 'nb' setting when starting from the
desktop that is broken.
>>> So, with nb_NO.UTF-8 as the locale, it won't find anything. On the
>>> other hand, if I open Subsurface from the desktop, the following are
>>> Still, with nb_NO.UTF-8, it won't find anything either.
>> Oh, so from the desktop it ONLY searches the first component, without
>> regard for the country code... that might mean that we won't get Swiss
>> German on Mac...
> And *that's* why I want aliases.
Ok, are you able to create a patch that implements what you need?
> But we could rename no_NO to nb_NO regardless, since it's the Right
> Thing™ to do. And sort out the other problems while packaging.
That would certainly help me on Windows as it would now create a working
installer for Norwegians (I think).
Do you happen to have a Norwegian copy of Windows somewhere with which
you could verify that theory (after I push out the name change and
recreate the installer)?
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