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Bug #167

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something should depend upon pkg:/locale/en

Added by Rich Lowe about 11 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

Status:
Rejected
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
2010-09-07
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

Much of the system (timeslider, svcs(1M), ...) is rather broken when the configured default locale is absent.

Ideally, this wouldn't be the case (the system would work), but it seems reasonable to drag in locale/en from SUNWcs to prevent the larger issues.

I haven't investigated whether this is charset or language related (I'm in en_US.UTF-8).

If you do insert the dependency, note that the pkg:/ part is important to remove ambiguity, the version should probably be $(PKGVERS)

Actions #1

Updated by Garrett D'Amore about 11 years ago

  • Assignee changed from Garrett D'Amore to Rich Lowe

After lots of conversation with richlowe, it's not clear what the right answer is, but it seems that Rich wants to work on this. Reassigning.

Actions #2

Updated by Garrett D'Amore almost 11 years ago

I think this is an installer problem. Also there are now many other reasonable locale choices.

I'm moving this to OI as a distro problem.

For things that are in illumos-gate which don't work within the C locale, I'd like to see individual bugs filed.

Actions #3

Updated by Garrett D'Amore almost 11 years ago

  • Project changed from illumos gate to OpenIndiana Distribution
Actions #4

Updated by Julian Wiesener over 10 years ago

  • Assignee changed from Rich Lowe to OI Caiman
Actions #5

Updated by Alasdair Lumsden over 10 years ago

  • Target version set to oi_151
  • Difficulty set to Medium
  • Tags set to needs-triage
Actions #6

Updated by Julian Wiesener over 10 years ago

  • Target version changed from oi_151 to oi_151_stable
Actions #7

Updated by Ken Mays over 7 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Rejected
  • Target version deleted (oi_151_stable)

Won't fix - unless fixed upstream. Can reopen if willing to do the actual needed work.

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