xorg 7.2 & environment variables set in login.conf
neshort at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 5 03:54:33 UTC 2007
--- Stefan Esser <se at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> On 2007-06-03 07:38 -0700, Neil Short
> <neshort at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > How do you export those variables successfully in
> > ~/.xsession? It still doesn't help with me.
> > check this out:
> > $ locale
> > LANG=en_US
> This is not a valid locale! You have a choice
> > $ echo $LC_ALL
> > en_US
> > $ perl
> > perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
> > perl: warning: Please check that your locale
> > LC_ALL = (unset),
> > LANG = "en_US"
> > are supported and installed on your system.
> > perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale
> Yes, and perl tells you, that en_US just isn't
> specific enough
> for its needs ...
> It's up to you whether you prefer en_US.US-ASCII,
> or en_US.UTF-8 (e.g. depending on whether you at
> least occasionally
> work with foreign language texts).
> Regards, STefan
That did the trick. I appreciate it.
Just for the documentation of it all -- I messed up by
putting my language setting under the "default:"
catagory in /etc/login.conf.
I needed to ALSO create a separate "me:" catagory like
I suppose the real moral to the story is: be very
careful what you overwrite during mergemaster. It's my
guess that I overwrote /etc/login.conf at some point
when my eyes were glassed over.
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