Hi Andreas,

On Freitag, 9. Oktober 2015, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Personally I tend to disagree here[1]. However coming back to the main
> point of my message (setting LC_ALL on testbuild): If I were upstream
> I might accept
> -sort
> +env LC_COLLATE=C sort.
> and reject
> -sort
> +env LC_ALL=C sort

works for me :)
> Reproducible builds always require some work on the side of the
> builder in reproducing the toolchain and libraries used for the build.
> I would say the environment, including locale settings falls in the
> same category.  But I guess this decision already had some major
> discussion, and my comment just rehashes old arguments.

I'm not so sure about the last sentence here. Or to phrase it differently: I 
think you could be right, I don't really see a downside in your approach, 
neither now, nor three days ago when I first read it.

I'm curious what will other have to say. I've also noted this as a topic to 
discuss as the upcoming reproducible builds summit in December.


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