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Solaris 11 Locale en_GB.UTF-8 / en_GB.ISO8859-1 / en_GB.ISO8859-15

When you install Solaris 11/11 from standard text installer cdrom, the en_GB-UTF-8 locales are not installed, even if you select British locales on install.

EDIT 4th FEB 2018 - Still valid for Solaris 11.4 Beta. 

To make sure packages are have the correct localisation, IPS uses facet as a localisation personality.
$ pkg facet
FACETS VALUE
facet.locale.pt_BR True
facet.locale.es_ES True
facet.locale.en_US True
facet.locale.zh_TW True
facet.locale.zh_CN True
facet.locale.de_DE True
facet.locale.fr_FR True
facet.locale.it_IT True
facet.locale.ko_* True
facet.locale.ja_* True
facet.locale.es True
facet.locale.de True
facet.locale.zh True
facet.locale.ko True
facet.locale.it True
facet.locale.pt True
facet.locale.fr True
facet.locale.en True
facet.locale.ja True
facet.locale.* False


As you can see no en_GB is described and "facet.locale.* False" is a deny everything else rule. So let change this. I'm assuming you have a Solaris 11 repository already configured. Install en_GB packages/files and create…