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validlocale

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NAME

validlocale - Test if a given locale is available

SYNTAX

validlocale <locale>

DESCRIPTION

Test if the locale given as argument is a valid locale. If it isn't, print on stdout the string to add to /etc/locale.gen to make locale-gen generate the locale (if it exists at all).

FILES

/usr/sbin/validlocale

/usr/share/i18n/SUPPORTED

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

DEFAULTCHARSET
Which charset to assume if the given locale is missing from the list of supported locales.:

EXAMPLES

If you give a valid locale as parameter, it outputs a string specifying this on stderr:

:% validlocale C

locale 'C' valid and available:

When given a invalid (not generated or just nonexistent), it outputs a string on stderr telling that this is an invalid locale, and a string to stdout with the string to add to /etc/locale.gen to have this locale generated:

:% validlocale [email protected]

locale '[email protected]' not available

[email protected] ISO-8859-15:

AUTHORS

Petter Reinholdtsen <[email protected]>

SEE ALSO

locale-gen?(8), localedef?(1), locale?(1)


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