Solaris 8 (Intel Platform Edition) 7/01 Release Notes

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 can customize the configuration of your system at installation of the Solaris 8 operating environment with more freedom than in the Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, and 7 operating environments.

Notice especially the following behaviors: