Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: jamesbroadhead@×××××.com
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: So now that we have --quiet-build as default, can we talk about a forced LC_ALL=C again?
Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2011 14:27:37
Message-Id: 20111204152658.47cc206f@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: So now that we have --quiet-build as default, can we talk about a forced LC_ALL=C again? by James Broadhead
On Sun, 4 Dec 2011 14:09:03 +0000
James Broadhead <jamesbroadhead@×××××.com> wrote:

> On 4 December 2011 06:51, Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o> wrote: > > On Sun, 4 Dec 2011 04:50:00 +0100 > > Jeroen Roovers <jer@g.o> wrote: > > > >> Subject says it all. More and more bug attachments appear that have > >> been generated with non-English locales, and it's a nuisance for > >> both bug reporters and bug wranglers to request/provide the sane > >> alternative that every developer should be able to read. > > > > How many times have you needed to request build logs in english > > since the last time you brought this up?  How many times have you > > had to request emerge --info or build logs in general? > > Surely this can be automated? > > "Error - Bug not filed! > No emerge --info attachment detected. Either tag one of your > attachments as `emerge --info`, or upload one"
It can't. Not all bugs are build failures. Not in all cases 'emerge --info' is relevant at all.
> > I think adding a note to bugzilla reminding reporters that logs > > need to be in english would be a better solution than forcing it on > > everyone. > > Am I wrong, or is LC_MESSAGES=C a non-UTF-8 locale? Why is this > considered a good idea? Why not en-UTF-8?
Because not all systems are required to be built with utf8 locale. -- Best regards, Michał Górny

Attachments

File name MIME type
signature.asc application/pgp-signature