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Re: make dpkg-buildpackage default locale UTF-8

On Mon, Sep 04, 2017 at 01:45:25PM +0800, 殷啟聰 | Kai-Chung Yan wrote:
> +1 to setting UTF-8 as default.
> Some Java packages that I worked with contain source files with symbols not recognized by compilers unless the encoding is set to UTF-8. Mostly these symbols are a copyright sign "©" apprearing in the license section, occasionally CJK letters in the author names. This change to dpkg should be able to solve the problem conveniently.

I can confirm that due to the same experience the d/rules template
I'm using for Java files contains

  export LC_ALL=C.UTF-8

I'd love to see this go - so +1 for UTF-8 as default.

Kind regards