Note that the config.status changes in bug 844509 seem to break `$./mach
clobber` - I had to manually rm -rf my objdir.

On Thu, Aug 22, 2019 at 2:35 AM Mike Hommey <> wrote:

> Hi,
> In bug 1575135 and bug 844509, we've changed how configure handles
> strings from files and subprocesses, to normalize everything to Unicode.
> On systems where the system locale is based on UTF-8 (e.g. most Linux
> or macOS), this shouldn't make a difference.
> On systems where the system locale is not based on UTF-8, this might
> cause problems, so please watch out, especially on non-Latin Windows.
> I don't believe things would have regressed (things should be handled
> more or less similarly to before). I can think of a few things that
> could fail, but for that matter, those I have in mind would have failed
> before too.
> However, it is possible that a few corner cases that are not covered by
> automation lead to configure complaining about some key or values not
> being unicode strings. If that happens, please file bugs with your
> mozconfig and as much detail as possible.
> Cheers,
> Mike
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