International Language Environments Guide

Full and Partial Locales

A full Oracle Solaris locale has all the listed functions and the localized system messages in the relevant language. Partial locales have no localized messages installed. All locales in the Oracle Solaris environment are capable of displaying localized messages, provided that localized messages for the relevant language are installed. For example, the following locales can be either partial or full locales:

When the German message translations are installed from the Oracle Solaris DVD, all of the above locales become full locales because they have access to a fully translated desktop. The Oracle Solaris DVD contains message translations for the following languages and locales:

All partial and full locales as well as message translations are available on the Oracle Solaris DVD.