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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: So now that we have --quiet-build as default, can we talk about a forced LC_ALL=C again?
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 15:26:58 +0100
On Sun, 4 Dec 2011 14:09:03 +0000
James Broadhead <jamesbroadhead@...> 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
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