On Sat, May 28, 2016 at 7:33 AM, Reiner Herrmann <rei...@reiner-h.de> wrote:

> On Sat, May 28, 2016 at 07:08:40AM -0700, Scarlett Clark wrote:
> > I am having some issues with locales. And rejections from all over.
>
> [...]
>
> > Setting export LC_ALL=C.UTF-8 in debian/rules works but rejected as
> > "hackish" so after further investigation...
> >
> > Yes, it is kconfig_compiler
> >
> > And adjusting the code there to encode utf-8 worked and made the build
> > reproducible. However,
> > I now have upstream questioning why is locale not set in one of the
> > builders? I need a good explanation and if possible the settings of these
> > builders?
>
> Because builds are not only performed by builders.
> Everyone should be able to build packages, and also reproducibly.
> But you can't force people to use one specific locale, because they want
> to see messages in their own locale/language.
> So build tools should produce the same artefacts no matter which
> language the current user speaks.
>
> Kind regards,
>   Reiner
>


That was not accepted.

[07:54] < > i asked why they use a broken locale
[07:54] < > you haven't proved the code fails with different locales
[07:54] < > you have proven the code fails with a broken locale
[07:54] < > do you see the difference?

I need the locale settings for both builders please.

Thanks,
Scarlett
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