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Re: Bug#837004: installation-locale: FTBFS: no output file produced because warnings were issued

On 2017-02-06 00:50, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Hi,
> Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net> (2017-02-06):
> > Well this kind of patch is not mergeable upstream, so we will have to
> > keep it forever.
> Or just for stretch given the following points?

No, I don't think the freeze is an excuse for fixing bugs the wrong way.

> > What would be wrong in using a supported value for the debian-installer
> > locale? It should only be a dozen of lines to change.
> A couple of things:
>  1. I don't know anything about locales.


>  2. Nobody moved a finger on this RC bug for months, so I'm not sure we
>     have anyone else able/willing to fix this.

Or maybe people able/willing to fix this were not aware of the bug?

>  3. The freeze is here and I'm not too thrilled about changing code/data
>     I don't have a clue about.

These strings only changes LC_IDENTIFICATION, so there is no risk to
replace them by "i18n:2012". We have done that for a few additional
locales we have in the glibc, including for the C.UTF-8 locale [1].

If you don't want to fix that yourself, I can just do the upload.


[1] https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-glibc/glibc.git/commit/?id=12fabca5b6fccdf47b3f147a40d00f9149ef345a

Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B
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