[Grml] LANG variable, locales

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Tue Oct 15 12:14:17 CEST 2013

* adrelanos [Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 04:47:46AM +0000]:

> Would you agree, that a system created by grml-debootstrap should be
> as close to stock Debian as possible?

If it makes sense, for sure :)

> - In a default Wheezy installation, the LANG variable is set to
> en_US.UTF-8.
> - In system created by grml-debootstrap. the LANG variable is empty.

> Also the output of `locale` differs. [1]

> Am I missing an option in grml-debootstrap?

> Should this be added to grml-debootstrap?

> What is the recommended way (from a Debian derivative perspective)
> changing the default of `locale`?

I've just implemented that:


Available in the automatically generated Debian packages at:


If you need to support that change in an older grml-debootstrap
version just execute 'update-locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8' in the
chroot/installed system.

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