Re: C.UTF-8 in squeeze
Roger Leigh a écrit :
> clone 522776 -1
> reassign -1 eglibc
> retitle -1 eglibc: Please provide a C.UTF-8 locale by default
> severity -1 important
> On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 09:14:47PM -0500, David Holland wrote:
>> Can this please get done (adding a C.UTF-8 locale)? It is absolutely
>> required for writing shell scripts that handle UTF-8 data, if you want
>> those shell scripts to have anything like portable or reliable
> This is really in the hands of the glibc maintainers. I thought that
> a bug had been filed months ago, but I can't find it. I've done so
> Note this comment from Aurelien Jarno:
> This will only be done with the approval of the release team, who
> I've copied in.
I know some persons already tried to work on that, so if patches are
already available, they will be really appreciated.
Providing a C.UTF-8 locale is quite easy, d-i is already doing that.
Providing a C.UTF-8 *by default* is more complicated, as it has to be
done in the GNU libc code, we can't really on the locale package
generating one. This would mean this package should always be installed,
and that we should trust on user to correctly regenerate the locales if
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