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Re: slink's dpkg

On Thu, Feb 25, 1999 at 08:09:46AM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Le Wed, Feb 24, 1999 at 05:12:03PM -0600, David Welton écrivait:
> > My initial impression, from reading these emails, is that we are
> > basically going to risk Debian upgrades failing if the user has set
> > the locale to something other than 'C'.  Is this indeed true?  If so,
> Yes. It experienced it multiple times. Each time I have to do this if
> I forgot to unset LC_ALL:
> # dplg --configure --pending
> # LC_ALL=C apt-get upgrade
> > what is the rationale for releasing with this?
> Otherwise we will never release ... nobody has been able to provide a patch
> for this bug. I tried to sent enough info to the BTS so that somebody which 
> is able to correct will do it but that has not been the case. :-(

Where in dpkg does this break? Can we just set LC_ALL to C right off in
the dpkg code? (Yes, I know it would be an ugly hack.)

Mike Stone

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