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bug#33848: Store references in SBCL-compiled code are "invisible"

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#33848: Store references in SBCL-compiled code are "invisible"
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 17:07:33 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Pierre Neidhardt <address@hidden> skribis:

>> Store file names are always ASCII so problems arise when they are stored
>> as UTF-16 or UTF-32/UCS-4.
> I understand that most programs stick to ASCII filenames, but what about the 
> odd
> one using non-English, special characters?

That’s a separate debate.  :-)  Essentially this restriction on store
file names has always been there in Guix (and Nix before that).  If we
were to change it, that would raise compatibility issues.

>> We did have a problem with Fish but I can no longer find it.  Do you
>> remember what it was?  Something with C++, no?
> I think bug #30265.

Oh I see, UCS-4 as well.  (I can’t believe this bug is still open given
the relatively simple solutions outlined at
<https://issues.guix.info/issue/30265#8>.  :-))


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