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LOCALE.ALIAS(5) 		     BSD File Formats Manual			  LOCALE.ALIAS(5)

NAME
     locale.alias -- locale alias file

SYNOPSIS
     locale.alias

DESCRIPTION
     The locale.alias file describes locale aliases.  Each line of this file can be described as
     the following BNF:

	   line 		   :=	   src ws dst
	   src			   :=	   locale_name
				   |	   locale_category_name
	   ws			   :=	   <white spaces>
	   dst			   :=	   locale_name
				   |	   "/FORCE"
	   locale_category_name    :=	   locale_name '/' category_name
	   category_name	   :=	   "LC_CTYPE"
				   |	   "LC_COLLATE"
				   |	   "LC_TIME"
				   |	   "LC_NUMERIC"
				   |	   "LC_MONETARY"
				   |	   "LC_MESSAGES"
	   locale_name		   :=	   <locale name>

FILES
     /usr/share/locale/locale.alias  This file.

EXAMPLES
	   ja_JP.UTF-8/LC_CTYPE 	   en_US.UTF-8
     This means that ``ja_JP.UTF-8'' for LC_CTYPE category is redirected to ``en_US.UTF-8''.

	   Pig				   /FORCE
     This means that ``Pig'' for all categories is forcibly enabled.

SEE ALSO
     locale(1), nls(7)

HISTORY
     The locale.alias file appeared in NetBSD 3.0.

BSD					  July 22, 2004 				      BSD
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