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Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add denemo.

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add denemo.
Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2016 21:13:06 +0200
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Kei Kebreau <address@hidden> writes:

> 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
> If it helps, the issue with find-files only occurs during grafting. Do
> you suppose this could be a bug in the Guix's grafting code?

I don’t understand what this means.  Grafting happens *after* the build
and is independent, no?  How can this have any effect on the behaviour
of “find-files” then?

Have you checked that there is no error when grafts are disabled?

~~ Ricardo

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