On Sun, 2021-03-21 at 13:21 -0400, Remco Rĳnders wrote: > I hope this is the appropiate place to ask this question as I do not see many > questions of this kind on this list... > > Recently I received a bug report for a package of which I am the listed proxy > maintainer: https://bugs.gentoo.org/772908 > > Having looked into this, it seems the packages Makefile allows for tests to be > run which feeds a set of input to the 'remind' executable and compares the > resulting output against an included textfile. For the test to run > successfully, > the Makefile assumes the locale en_US.utf-8 to be available. On the build > environment by agostino's tinderbox, this locale is not available and thus the > test fails and hence the bug report. While I know the impact of this bug is > very > minor, I'd still like to fix it, but am unsure on how to best do this. > > Can I somehow enforce the locale to be used in the ebuild? I've tried running > the test with the default C locale and the test also fails with this setting. > Or > should I ask upstream to provide test files for a C locale setting? Or should > I > skip these tests completely, or mark the bug as WONTFIX? What would you advice > as the best approach for dealing with this?
Try forcing C.UTF-8 -- Best regards, Michał Górny