A repertoire map defines mappings between symbolic character names and Unicode code points when compiling a locale with localedef(1). Using a repertoire map is optional, it is only needed when symbolic names are used instead of now preferred Unicode code points.


The repertoiremap file starts with a header that may consist of the following keywords:


is followed by a character that will be used as the comment character for the rest of the file. It defaults to the number sign (#).


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 backslash (\).

The mapping section starts with the keyword CHARIDS in the first column.

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.

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