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Re: how to determine codeset of the current locale?


>  How can I determine the codeset of the current locale within a shell
>  script in order to supply the missing second option on NetBSD < 5?

use locale(1) -k charmap (...unfortunately undocumented in man 1 locale).

$ locale -k charmap | sed -E 's/^charmap="(.+)"$/\1/'

very truly yours.
Takehiko NOZAKI<>

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