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From: Krzysztof Pawlik <nelchael@g.o>
Subject: Re: Locale check in python_pkg_setup()
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 05:15:19 +0200
On 07/30/10 01:16, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> We received too many invalid bugs caused by unsupported locales. python_pkg_setup() needs to check
> locale and print error (using eerror(), without die()), when unsupported locale has been detected.

ewarn then instead of eerror - both are nicely visible, and you're actually
*warning* against potential issues.

> +		eerror "See http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/utf-8.xml for
> information on how to fix locale."

I'm with Brian on this one - my locale (C/POSIX) is not broken, it's the code
that has bugs. Can you please change wording here to read something along "...
for information on switching to Unicode locale." instead of suggesting that
users locale is broken.

-- 
Krzysztof Pawlik  <nelchael at gentoo.org>  key id: 0xF6A80E46
desktop-misc, java, apache, ppc, vim, kernel, python...

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