REPERTOIREMAP(5) Linux User Manual REPERTOIREMAP(5)
repertoiremap - map symbolic character names to Unicode code points
A repertoire map defines mappings between symbolic character names
(mnemonics) and Unicode code points when compiling a locale with
localedef(1). Using a repertoire map is optional, it is needed only
when symbolic names are used instead of now preferred Unicode code
The repertoiremap file starts with a header that may consist of the
is followed by a character that will be used as the comment
character for the rest of the file. It defaults to the number
is followed by a character that should be used as the escape
character for the rest of the file to mark characters that
should be interpreted in a special way. It defaults to the
The mapping section starts with the keyword CHARIDS in the first col-
The mapping lines have the following form:
<symbolic-name> <code-point> comment
This defines exactly one mapping, comment being optional.
The mapping section ends with the string END CHARIDS.
Usual default repertoire map path.
Repertoire maps are deprecated in favor of Unicode code points.
A mnemonic for the Euro sign can be defined as follows:
<Eu> <U20AC> EURO SIGN
locale(1), localedef(1), charmap(5), locale(5)
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