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Re: duplication in locale output ja_JP

On 2017-06-20 14:50, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> I don't know if it is a bug or just a curiosity.
> $ uname -svr
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1 2.8.1(0.310/5/3)
> it seems there are two equal entry for ja_JP
> and it is the only one with repetition
> $ locale -a |grep -i "ja"
> ja_JP
> ja_JP
> ja_JP.utf8
> ja_JP.ujis
> ja_JP@cjknarrow
> ja_JP.utf8@cjknarrow
> japanese
> japanese.euc
> japanese.sjis
> $ locale -a | uniq -d
> ja_JP

Looks like the ja_JP locale.alias entry is redundant when a Windows
entry also exists:

$ cmd /c ver
Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.14393]
$ uname -svrmo
CYGWIN_NT-10.0 2.8.0(0.309/5/3) 2017-04-01 20:47 x86_64 Cygwin
$ locale --version
locale (cygwin) 2.8.0
$ locale -av | fgrep ja_JP
locale: ja_JP           archive: /usr/share/locale/locale.alias
locale: ja_JP           archive: /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/System32/KERNEL32.DLL
locale: ja_JP.utf8      archive: /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/System32/KERNEL32.DLL
locale: ja_JP.ujis      archive: /usr/share/locale/locale.alias
locale: ja_JP@cjknarrow archive: /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/System32/KERNEL32.DLL
locale: ja_JP.utf8@cjknarrow archive:
$ fgrep ja_JP /usr/share/locale/locale.alias
japanese        ja_JP.eucJP
japanese.euc    ja_JP.eucJP
ja_JP           ja_JP.eucJP
ja_JP.ujis      ja_JP.eucJP
japanese.sjis   ja_JP.SJIS

Same results on Cygwin32.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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