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Re: enforcing an UTF8 locale while building a package




On Thu, 11 Jan 2018 at 11:36:57 +0530, Chris Lamb wrote:
> > > Just as one example, a timezone library that did not work properly
> > > in timezones beyond UTC+0800, etc.
> > 
> > That's a bug, sure, but is it necessarily a release-critical bug?
> 
> I'm not sure I see the value in discussing
> the severity level of a hypothetical bug?  :) 

The reason I brought it up is that you mentioned detecting such bugs as
a reason to prefer not to force TZ=UTC for related packages' builds;
but if that makes a package's build fail, then it becomes "artificially"
RC, whether it would have been RC on its own merits or not.

    smcv