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Date:      Fri, 18 May 2007 18:05:29 +0530
From:      "Amarendra Godbole" <amarendra.godbole@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Setting locale information
Message-ID:  <294439d20705180535n3e3cba1an7511dbe8f967ad28@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <200705161138.34465.cfarinella@appropriatesolutions.com>
References:  <200705161138.34465.cfarinella@appropriatesolutions.com>

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On 5/16/07, Charlie Farinella <cfarinella@appropriatesolutions.com> wrote:
> I need to set locale values to en_US.UTF-8 system wide.
> Is /etc/login.conf the right place to do that?
[...]

>From my /etc/profile:
[...]
# For the setting of languages and character sets please see
# login.conf(5) and in particular the charset and lang options.
# For full locales list check /usr/share/locale/*
# You should also read the setlocale(3) man page for information
# on how to achieve more precise control of locale settings.
[...]

So yes, login.conf seems to be the correct place to set system-wide
language options.

-Amarendra



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