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bug#35671: 'glibc-utf8-locales' should include C.UTF-8 locale

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#35671: 'glibc-utf8-locales' should include C.UTF-8 locale
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 23:50:05 +0200
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> skribis:
>> I noticed that on Debian 9, ‘guix-daemon.service’ (systemd) runs under
>> the C.UTF-8 locale by default, even if the machine is otherwise
>> configured with another locale.  Consequently, ‘guix substitute’ keeps
>> complaining about locales and all that, which is terrible.
> It turns out that the “C.UTF-8” locale doesn’t exist upstream in glibc:
>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=902094
> But anyway, I think we should just set “LC_ALL=en_US.utf8” in the
> .service file: that’s what we do on Guix System, and the choice of a
> locale doesn’t matter since ‘guix substitute’ honors the client’s
> locale.

Done in 489d6c0dc03f1d95a3fefa6301f36cac9b50b2c3.

I got the syntax from
but I wouldn’t mind if someone would double-check!


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