[lfs-dev] The locales in Chapter 6 of the development book

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 06:16:56 PDT 2020


On 7/22/20 4:06 AM, John Burrell via lfs-dev wrote:
> I'm experimenting with installing chapters 5 and 6 as a package user.
> Can I safely delete the directory $LFS/usr/share/locale for each
> package that is reinstalled in Chapter 8?
> I assume I can, but thought I should ask in case the locales from
> chapter 6 are used in some way in later chapters.

AFAIK, the only use of locales in LFS are for tests in Chapter 8.  The 
user may want to change the language after all packages are installed. 
I do not know of any reason that locales installed before Chapter 8 
cannot be removed.

   -- Bruce




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