Bug#586362: gdm sets LANG to C

Michal Suchanek hramrach at centrum.cz
Sat Jun 19 17:38:36 UTC 2010

On 19 June 2010 16:08, Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org> wrote:
> Le vendredi 18 juin 2010 à 21:42 +0200, Michal Suchanek a écrit :
>> Package: gdm
>> Version: 2.20.7-4lenny1
>> Severity: normal
>> When I log in on the console LANG is unset and my shell init scripts
>> take care of setting it.
>> When I log in through gdm LANG is set to C.
> When you log in through GDM, it is set to whatever language you
> configured in GDM.
> How is that a bug?

How did I configure my locale to be C in gdm?

The reportbug script attaches the values which are supposedly non-default:
 and my .dmrc has this:

I don't see any locale configured there.



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