LOCALE(1) General Commands Manual LOCALE(1)
locale – display locale settings
locale [-ck] name [...]
locale displays information about the current locale, or a list of all
When locale is run with no arguments, it will display the current source of
each locale category.
When locale is given the name of a category, it acts as if it had been
given each keyword in that category. For each keyword it is given, the
current value is displayed.
-a Lists all public locales.
-c name ...
Lists the category name before each keyword, unless it is the same
category as the previously displayed keyword.
-k name ...
Displays the name of each keyword prior to its value.
-m Lists all available public charmaps. Darwin locales do not
support charmaps, so list all CODESETs instead.
The following operand is supported:
name is the name of a keyword or category to display. A list of all
keywords and categories can be shown with the following command:
locale -ck LC_ALL
LANG Used as a substitute for any unset LC_* variable. If LANG is
unset, it will act as if set to "C". If any of LANG or LC_*
are set to invalid values, locale acts as if they are all
LC_ALL Will override the setting of all other LC_* variables.
LC_COLLATE Sets the locale for the LC_COLLATE category.
LC_CTYPE Sets the locale for the LC_CTYPE category.
LC_MESSAGES Sets the locale for the LC_MESSAGES category.
LC_MONETARY Sets the locale for the LC_MONETARY category.
LC_NUMERIC Sets the locale for the LC_NUMERIC category.
LC_TIME Sets the locale for the LC_TIME category.
localedef(1), localeconv(3), nl_langinfo(3), setlocale(3)
The locale utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'').
locale appeared in Mac OS X 10.4
Darwin August 27, 2004 Darwin