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locale.alias

Section: File Formats (5)
Updated: January 2002
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NAME

locale.alias - Locale name alias data base 

DESCRIPTION

The locale.alias database file (/usr/share/locale/locale.alias) is used by thelocalecommand and the X Window SystemIt describes aliases for the locales, with each line being of theform
 <alias> <localename>

Where <localename> is in the POSIX format: xx_YY.CHARSET.The first two letters xx are the ISO-639 Language code,
 the next two YY are the ISO-3166 Country code, and the Charset is one of the character sets (listed in /usr/share/i18n/charsets).The aliases can be free text; they are normally the English languagename, or simpler versions of the POSIX locale name.

Lines beginning with Hash ("#") are treated as comments and ignored.

 

SEE ALSO

locale(1), localedef(1) 

AUTHOR

Alastair McKinstry <mckinstryAATTcomputer.org>


 

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