Re: C.UTF-8 in squeeze (was: Re: Bug#522776: debian-policy: mandate existence of a standardised locale)
On Sat, Jan 08, 2011 at 11:44:56AM +0000, Roger Leigh 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
> > behavior.
> 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.
Right, I think I wasn't very clear. I'm less concerned about whether
this makes it into squeeze than that it gets done eventually; if it's
been applied already in a later version I must have missed this in the
comment log. :-/
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