[debhelper-devel] Bug#873831: debhelper: [meson] Default to a UTF8 locale?

Jussi Pakkanen jpakkane at gmail.com
Thu Aug 31 19:41:18 UTC 2017

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 5:37 PM, Jeremy Bicha <jbicha at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> I believe that meson assumes it's built using a UTF-8 locale. Is this
> something we can have debhelper handle automatically for the meson
> buildsystem?

A more interesting question is why does Debian insist on using a
default setting from 1968? Utf-8 has been around and used by default
for 10+ years. Why is it not the default for package building by now?

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