|Subject:||bug#29537: Core updates broken|
|Date:||Sun, 3 Dec 2017 20:04:27 +0100|
Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:
> Marius Bakke <address@hidden> writes:
>> Gábor Boskovits <address@hidden> writes:
>>> It seems, that we have a breakage in current core-updates. m4, gettext, and
>>> at least a few other packages fail to build.
>> The problem is that the glibc version string is used a couple of places
>> to determine where locales are found.
>> The attached patch fixes it, though I'm not sure if it's the best
>> approach. Thoughts?
> Thank you.
> I find it a little ugly to replace the exact version string with only
> the major+minor version substring. Why can’t we use the full version
I think it's because "glibc-versioned-locpath.
patch" uses the libc
Perhaps we could substitute glibcs "version.h", but that might break
other things. Or introduce a different variable, say
GUIX_GLIBC_VERSION, and use that. WDYT?
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