[linux-dvb] User compile of Hg version broken

frank paulsen frank.paulsen at gmx.net
Thu Apr 27 17:30:11 CEST 2006

Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at infradead.org> writes:

> LC_ALL is an environment var about your current language. All distros I
> know have this defined (also an entire bunch of LC_foo stuff), like:

man locale

| LC_ALL If set to a non-empty string value, override the values  of  all
|        the other internationalization variables.

so any distribution setting LC_ALL would do something extremely stupid.

neither Debian Sarge nor Gentoo stable have LC_ALL in the default

> It seems to be something weird on your environment... Maybe kernel
> Makefile do some trick for this one. probably, if we do LC_ALL=C at the
> building line will make it work on 2.6.12.

to get a reliable build environt, something like export LC_ALL=C or
LC_ALL=POSIX sounds like a goog idea.

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