idnlang.conf(5) File Formats and Configurations idnlang.conf(5)

idnlang.conf - language alias file for idnkit


The idnlang.conf file defines aliases of language names. It is located on /etc/idnlang.conf and always loaded automatically as idn2.conf and .idn2rc. The aliases in this file can be used just as the real names.

As described in idn2.conf(5), idnkit has a configuration parameter named ``current language''. Unless the current language is specified by the ``language'' entry in the idnkit configuration file, the idnkit library guesses the current language from locale information at run time. The idnkit library assumes the language name is an ISO639 language code (e.g. ``en''), but the language name taken from locale information may not be (e.g. ``English''). Using idnlang.conf, you can avoid the trouble.

The alias file is a simple text file, consisting of lines (other than comment lines, which begin with ``#'', and empty lines) of the form:

alias-name real-name

where alias-name is an alias name to be defined, and real-name is its real name.

The following shows a sample idnlang.conf file.

# idnlang.conf sample.
Azeri		ar
Lithuanian	lt
Turkish		tr


idncheck(1), idncmp(1), idnconv2(1), iconv(3), idn_setlanguage(3), idn2.conf(5), idnalias.conf(5)
September 21, 2012 OmniOS