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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/textproc
On Thu, 5 Apr 2012, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 08:18:33PM +1200, Steven Drake wrote:
> > :On Thu, 5 Apr 2012, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > > On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 02:58:25AM +0000, Steven Drake wrote:
> > > > Module Name: pkgsrc
> > > > Committed By: sbd
> > > > Date: Thu Apr 5 02:58:25 UTC 2012
> > > >
> > > > Modified Files:
> > > > pkgsrc/textproc/aspell-faroese: Makefile
> > > > pkgsrc/textproc/aspell-norwegian: Makefile
> > > > pkgsrc/textproc/aspell-portuguese: Makefile
> > > > pkgsrc/textproc/aspell-romanian: Makefile
> > > > pkgsrc/textproc/aspell-spanish: Makefile
> > > >
> > > > Log Message:
> > > > Mark packages as BROKEN if using "pkg" package format on Linux.
> > >
> > > Why?
> > 8 bit characters in file/link names.
> > As briefly as possible: libarchive can't translate the names to utf8
> > because msbtowcs on linux wont work unless LC_CTYPE is set appropriately.
> I still don't see why the packages have to use UTF8 file names though.
> It seems an arbitary and unnecessary choice.
That's why I contacted you (as a libarchive developer) first about the problem!
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