[Buildroot] [PATCH v4] systemd: switch to en_US.UTF-8 locale when building

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Fri Mar 2 21:45:35 UTC 2018


On Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00:55 +0200, Julius Kriukas wrote:
> When BR2_REPRODUCIBLE is enabled or host uses non UTF-8 capable locale
> building systemd fails with an error:
> [1/1080] Generating systemd.bg.catalog with a meson_exe.py custom command.
> FAILED: catalog/systemd.bg.catalog
> /buildroot/output/host/bin/python3 /buildroot/output/host/bin/meson --internal exe /buildroot/output/build/systemd-236/build/meson-private/meson_exe_sed_232a0623cc7ce2cd67ec72ed784b76307102ed76.dat
> Warning: You are using 'ANSI_X3.4-1968' which is not a Unicode-compatible locale.
> You might see errors if you use UTF-8 strings as filenames, as strings, or as file contents.
> Please switch to a UTF-8 locale for your platform.
> ...
> UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xd0 in position 1079: ordinal not in range(128)
> package/pkg-generic.mk:247: recipe for target '/buildroot/output/build/systemd-236/.stamp_built' failed
> make: *** [/buildroot/output/build/systemd-236/.stamp_built] Error 1
> This patch changes default host system locale from C to en_US.UTF-8 when
> building systemd package to fix this issue. It also introduces
> BR2_NEEDS_HOST_EN_US_UTF8_LOCALE flag that checks if this locale is available on
> the host system. If locale is not available error message is show and build
> process is stopped.
> Signed-off-by: Julius Kriukas <julius at kriukas.lt>
> ---
> Changes v1 -> v2:
>   - Added BR2_NEEDS_HOST_EN_US_UTF8_LOCALE flag that is selected by
>   - Extended support/dependencies/dependencies.sh to check for
>     en_US.UTF-8 locale availability if BR2_NEEDS_HOST_EN_US_UTF8_LOCALE
>     is set.

I've changed to use C.UTF-8 instead of en_US.UTF-8 and applied to
master. Thanks!

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons)
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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