r553 - x86/branches/utf8/doc

alexander at linuxfromscratch.org alexander at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Aug 4 23:21:49 PDT 2005

Author: alexander
Date: 2005-08-05 00:21:48 -0600 (Fri, 05 Aug 2005)
New Revision: 553

Updated README

Modified: x86/branches/utf8/doc/README
--- x86/branches/utf8/doc/README	2005-08-05 04:54:47 UTC (rev 552)
+++ x86/branches/utf8/doc/README	2005-08-05 06:21:48 UTC (rev 553)
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@
 * distcc
 * gpm (console mouse)
 * pciutils
-* raidtools
+* mdadm
 nALFS & ALFS profile for LFS 6.1
 (A tool for automating a Linux From Scratch installation)
@@ -154,6 +154,21 @@
 Alternatively, these items can be configured interactively using dialog-based
 interface if the locale is not specified on the boot prompt.
+The list of locales supported by glibc on this CD can be found in the
+/usr/share/i18n/SUPPORTED file. It consists of lines that have the form:
+E.g. there is a line: "es_ES at euro/ISO-8859-15 \", which means that es_ES at euro
+is a valid value for the LANG environment variable, and that the charset
+for this locale is ISO-8859-15.
+For a locale to work in X window system, it also has to be supported by Xlib.
+A list of all locale names supported by Xlib can be found in the left
+column of the /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale/locale.alias file.
+FIXME: the description above is not 100% correct, since the de_DE.UTF-8
+locale works in X.
 For some locales (e.g. lv_LV.ISO-8859-13) there is no valid console keymap,
 but there is a keymap for X. In this case, the only solution is to use X.
 Languages that need special input method software (e.g. Chinese, Japanese

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