Dependancy problems on the latest unstable version

Dave Peticolas
Mon, 09 Oct 2000 13:39:10 -0700

Al Snell writes:
> On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Dave Peticolas wrote:
> > > In the KDE control center Desktop->Language the English - US option is "e
> n"  
> > > been unable to locate any script where these variable are initialized on 
> logi
> > 
> > On my system, they are set up in /etc/sysconfig/i18n.
> Reminds me - how does gnucash check the locale? I'm in the UK, but always
> get dollar signs for the overall balances on the chart of accounts, and
> had to manually set all the defaults to appropriate UK values.
> I've set /etc/localtime, which is the only locale-specifying mechanism I
> know of under NetBSD...

You use the 'LANG' environment variable. This is a POSIX mechanism, so
it should work under NetBSD. Somewhere in your startup configuration
(like .bashrc or whatever), do

export LANG=en_UK

GnuCash should pick up your locale settings after that.