git: locales: Change defaults for territory-only locales

John Marino marino at
Wed Jul 29 06:58:57 PDT 2015

commit 6e04745adad722520edf7774b98ee0345c0df4d2
Author: John Marino <draco at>
Date:   Wed Jul 29 15:51:47 2015 +0200

    locales: Change defaults for territory-only locales
    From research, it appears that the default for territory-only locales
    (e.g. en_US, de_DE) is to use ISO-8859-X (where X is not 15).  The
    @euro modifier is the alias for ISO-8859-15.
    Since there is no apparent standard, I am going to switch the defaults
    from aliasing to UTF-8 to ISO-8859 where available.  For the non-latin
    character sets, I left these at UTF-8 rather than try to decide on a
    different default.
    Incidentally, this enables a number of gcc libstdc++ tests to pass as

Summary of changes:
 share/locale-links/Makefile | 29 +++++++++++++++++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 25 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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