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Changes to grep/manual/html_node/Environment-Variables.html,v

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Changes to grep/manual/html_node/Environment-Variables.html,v
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 05:25:59 +0000

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/grep
Module name:    grep
Changes by:     Jim Meyering <meyering> 16/04/22 05:25:56

Index: html_node/Environment-Variables.html
RCS file: /webcvs/grep/grep/manual/html_node/Environment-Variables.html,v
retrieving revision 1.23
retrieving revision 1.24
diff -u -b -r1.23 -r1.24
--- html_node/Environment-Variables.html        11 Mar 2016 06:09:08 -0000      
+++ html_node/Environment-Variables.html        22 Apr 2016 05:25:55 -0000      
@@ -13,10 +13,10 @@
 "GNU Free Documentation License". -->
 <!-- Created by GNU Texinfo 6.0, -->
-<title>GNU Grep 2.24: Environment Variables</title>
+<title>GNU Grep 2.25: Environment Variables</title>
-<meta name="description" content="GNU Grep 2.24: Environment Variables">
-<meta name="keywords" content="GNU Grep 2.24: Environment Variables">
+<meta name="description" content="GNU Grep 2.25: Environment Variables">
+<meta name="keywords" content="GNU Grep 2.25: Environment Variables">
 <meta name="resource-type" content="document">
 <meta name="distribution" content="global">
 <meta name="Generator" content="makeinfo">
@@ -94,6 +94,7 @@
 if the locale catalog is not installed,
 or if <code>grep</code> was not compiled
 with national language support (NLS).
+The shell command <code>locale -a</code> lists locales that are currently 
 <p>Many of the environment variables in the following list let you
 control highlighting using
@@ -309,6 +310,10 @@
 <p>These variables specify the locale for the <code>LC_CTYPE</code> category,
 which determines the type of characters,
 e.g., which characters are whitespace.
+This category also determines the character encoding, that is, whether
+text is encoded in UTF-8, ASCII, or some other encoding.  In the
+&lsquo;<samp>C</samp>&rsquo; or &lsquo;<samp>POSIX</samp>&rsquo; locale, all 
characters are encoded as a
+single byte and every byte is a valid character.

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