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REPERTOIREMAP

Section: Linux User Manual (5)

Updated: 2014-06-02

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NAME

repertoiremap - map symbolic character names to Unicode code points

DESCRIPTION

A repertoire map defines mappings between symbolic character names and Unicode code points when compiling a locale with localedef?(1). Using a repertoire map is optional, it is only needed when symbolic names are used instead of now preferred Unicode code points.

Syntax

The repertoiremap file starts with a header that may consist of the following keywords:

<comment_char>
is followed by a character that will be used as the comment character for the rest of the file. It defaults to the number sign (#).:
<escape_char>
is followed by a character that should be used as the escape character for the rest of the file to mark characters that should be interpreted in a special way. It defaults to the backslash (\).:

The mapping section starts with the keyword CHARIDS in the first column.

The mapping lines have the following form:

<symbolic-name> <code-point> <comment>
This defines exactly one mapping, <comment> being optional.:

The mapping section ends with the string END CHARIDS.

FILES

/usr/share/i18n/repertoiremaps
Usual default repertoire map path.:

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.2.

NOTES

Repertoire maps are deprecated in favor of Unicode code points.

SEE ALSO

locale?(1), localedef?(1), charmap?(5), locale?(5)

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