[blfs-dev] Policy on locale for building ? (ticket #4745)
zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sat Mar 1 13:56:30 PST 2014
On Sat, Mar 01, 2014 at 09:49:33PM +0000, akhiezer wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2014 20:18:34 +0000
> > From: Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com>
> > To: blfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org
> > Subject: [blfs-dev] Policy on locale for building ? (ticket #4745)
> > If I configure gegl in my normal UTF-8 locale, there is no problem
> > even with ruby already installed. But if I pass LC_ALL=C to
> > configure, I get the reported problem during 'make' :
> > ../tools/create-reference.rb:331:in `block (2 levels) in <main>':
> > invalid byte sequence in US-ASCII (ArgumentError)
> Hmmm. Does it _really_ require utf8 or similar to build? Seems like a poor
> idea to _require_ it.
Seems to - the workaround in the ticket is to add
Encoding.default_external = Encoding::UTF_8
Encoding.default_internal = Encoding::UTF_8
to one of the .rb files.
Of course, if you don't install ruby before gegl, the problem
Taking a quick look at fedora,
# Needed by Ruby 1.9.3.
note the lowercase, presumably both .utf8 and .UTF-8 will work in
> Root (at least) here is always still non-utf8 .
The book (at least in most cases) builds as a normal user. You and
I can choose to build as root if we wish, but we get to keep both
pieces if it breaks. ;-)
das eine Mal als Tragödie, dieses Mal als Farce
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