locale.aliasSection: File Formats (5)
Updated: January 2002
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NAMElocale.alias - Locale name alias data base
DESCRIPTIONThe locale.alias database file (/etc/locale.alias) is used by the locale command and the X Window System It describes aliases for the locales, with each line being of the form
Where <localename> is in the POSIX format: xx_YY.CHARSET.
The first two letters xx are the ISO-639 Language code,
Lines beginning with Hash ("#") are treated as comments and ignored.
SEE ALSOlocale(1), localedef(1), locale-gen(8), locale.gen(5)
AUTHORAlastair McKinstry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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