Solaris 8 (SPARC Platform Edition) 10/00 Release Notes Update

Issues You Need to Know About Before Installing Solaris 8 Software

Locale Installation Mechanism Change

The locale support installation mechanism has changed in the Solaris 8 operating environment. In the Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, and 7 operating environments, the level of locale support installed depended on the software cluster chosen. The Solaris 8 operating environment includes a new installation interface that prompts you to select specific geographic regions for which you require locale support. Therefore, you have more freedom to customize the configuration of your system when you install the Solaris 8 operating environment more than was possible in the Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, and 7 operating environments.

Notice especially the following behaviors: