[Pkg-postgresql-public] Bug#700271: Bug#700271: postgresql-9.1: non-obvious choice of database locale
helmut at subdivi.de
Thu Feb 14 09:53:57 UTC 2013
Control: reopen -1
Control: retitle -1 mention database encoding used during installation
Control: tags -1 - wontfix
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 11:14:01AM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Sure, set LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 and LC_MESSAGES=C . That will still use
> UTF-8 character encoding/sorting (LC_CTYPE, LC_COLLATE), and region
> settings (LC_PAPER, LC_TIME, LC_PAPER, etc.), but display the plain C
> (untranslated) strings.
Thanks. I tried this, but it appears to have unintended side effects.
For instance I really expect LC_COLLATE=C when using sort or sed. I am
similarly accustomed to LC_TIME=C by now. Scripts not expecting non-C
locales used to be frequent issues in Debian, but still are for my
I also noticed that the pg_createcluster(8) is quite precise on the
locale settings used. This is great. Do you think that having the locale
preseedable would be a worthwhile feature? I could not find out
whether the locale settings are used when installing packages via "d-i
> Agreed, thanks!
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