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LOCALE.ALIAS(5)               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.

NetBSD 6.1.5                     July 22, 2004                    NetBSD 6.1.5