On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 10:48:04AM +0200, Bernhard R. Link wrote: > * Daniel Stender <email@example.com> [110429 10:37]: > > is it best practice to set LC_MESSAGE=C in debian/rules to prevent > > things like test suite breaking when building within non-English > > locales? > > If you want to set something, set LC_ALL. > Otherwise a user-set LC_ALL will override it. > (and it also sets LC_CTYPE, which is even more likely to cause > problems than LC_MESSAGES). Explanation: the order env vars are checked is: 1. LC_ALL 2. LC_$category 3. LANG -- 1KB // Microsoft corollary to Hanlon's razor: // Never attribute to stupidity what can be // adequately explained by malice.
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