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bug#17943: parted-3.1.90 alpha make check fails t0251-gpt-unicode on Deb
Mark H Weaver
bug#17943: parted-3.1.90 alpha make check fails t0251-gpt-unicode on Debian 7
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:09:15 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)
Phillip Susi <address@hidden> writes:
> On 8/3/2014 6:53 PM, Mark H Weaver wrote:
>> parted-3.2 fails the same test when built on GNU Guix because the
>> "C.UTF-8" locale is not available (see below). Changing
>> t0251-gpt-unicode.sh to use "en_US.UTF-8" fixes the problem.
> What? It should not be possible to not have the C locale; it is the
> native, untranslated locale and is the fallback locale used whenever
> the chosen locale is missing or incomplete.
Upstream GNU libc includes a "C" locale which is limited to ASCII.
However, it does not include a "C.UTF-8" locale. See this discussion:
GNU Guix uses upstream GNU libc, so it doesn't have "C.UTF-8" either.