[illumos-Developer] HEADS UP: English Locales Available

Joerg Schilling Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Tue Aug 31 02:03:38 PDT 2010

"Garrett D'Amore" <garrett at damore.org> wrote:

> With my push of "7 Need locale databases", illumos now has locale data
> that is functional for the following locales:
> en_{US,AU,CA,NZ,GB}.{UTF-8,US-ASCII,ISO8859-1,ISO8859-15} and
> en_IE.UTF-8
> Note that I've only really tested the UTF-8 locales much.
> If someone wants to work on importing locale data for other locales,
> they should contact me and I'll help walk them through it (its not super
> hard, but its not really trivial either -- good expertise with Makefiles
> will be helpful).  One serious challenge for other locales will be UTF-8
> collating data.  I don't have a good source of that that is in a format
> that is readily available.

A SchilliX based on b147+ is ready now.

If you have an Illumos base that would at least in addition support 
German locales, e.g. de_DE.ISO8859-1 .....

I could create a SchilliX based on Illumos within a day (asuming that Illumos 
compiles the same as b147+).


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