[Slackbuilds-users] SBo scripts and LC_COLLATE

Mauro Giachero mauro.giachero at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 09:23:15 UTC 2009

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 12:31 AM, Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org>wrote:

> On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 10:46:14 +0200
> Mauro Giachero <mauro.giachero at gmail.com> wrote:
> > A user recently reported a problem when building commoncpp2 which
> > resulted to be caused by
> > export LC_COLLATE=fr_FR
> > in /etc/profile.d/lang.sh (probably associated with an expression
> > like "cp [A-LN-Z]* foo/" in the script).
> Interesting; probably the best thing to do is "don't do that"
> in the build scripts (i.e. hardcode the names of the doc files).
> I've tried to fix those as I come across them, but perhaps I
> forget sometimes...

Ok, I'll avoid it in future submissions.

>  > Are SBo scripts supposed to survive to custom LC_COLLATE settings, or
> > this falls into the "you have been warned" bin since there's a very
> > explicit comment in lang.sh warning about script breakage with
> > non-default settings?
> I don't think we really have a policy on that, and since it's a
> "once in a blue moon" type of occurrence, probably we don't need
> one.  That being said, I suspect it would fall under the "you've
> been warned" category, which doesn't imply that we shouldn't fix
> it if possible.
> -RW

Sure. Will do whenever I have enough time to properly do my maintainer job
(sorry for being virtually disappeared since 13.0).

Mauro Giachero
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