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Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add denemo.

From: Kei Kebreau
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add denemo.
Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2016 11:34:51 -0400
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Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:

> Kei Kebreau <address@hidden> writes:
>> Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Kei Kebreau <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> Hello all,
>>>> I've completed a patch for GNU Denemo, though it has one minor issue. At
>>>> the end of the build it complains about a musical flat symbol in one of the
>>>> filenames. The other files like it use a "b" in place of the flat
>>>> symbol. Should I patch it just for Guix, or go upstream with my concerns
>>>> for consistency?
>>> What exactly complains about the character?  I think Guix should be able
>>> to handle this just fine.  Renaming the file because of what looks like
>>> a bug in Guix is not the right approach here.
>>> (Incidentally, I have a similar problem with “find-files”, which
>>> complains about files with non-ASCII characters in their name.)
>>> ~~ Ricardo
>> I just checked. The issue is "find-files." Have you come up with a
>> solution to the issue, or is it just a bug in Guix that needs to be fixed?
> In my case it was because I used the “trivial-build-system”.  Unlike the
> “gnu-build-system” it does not have a build phase which installs a UTF-8
> locale.  The way around it was to reuse the locale setting code in the
> “install-locale” phase.
> This probably won’t help you as you are already using the
> “gnu-build-system” so the build phases should run in a UTF-8 locale.
> Could it be that the file is not UTF-8 encoded and you really need some
> other encoding?
> ~~ Ricardo

The file is UTF-8 encoded (according to the file command), so I don't
know why it would show the warning. Guix ultimately doesn't install the
file to the store, which is why this is an issue.

Kei (GPG Key: 4096R/E6A5EE3C19467A0D)

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