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Caveat: I am mostly unfamiliar with login.conf. There seems to be an extra space on the umask line between : and \. Otherwise, the change looks good to me.
This probably deserves a RELNOTES entry.
Yeah, we definitely want that, also a link to info on C.UTF-8 and a brief indication of other systems that also use it.
After this change, perl freaks out like this:
perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
LC_ALL = (unset),
LANG = "C.UTF-8"
are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
panic: locale.c: 4560: Could not change LC_CTYPE locale to C.UTF-8, errno=22
Is this expected? This is perl5-5.32.0
My issue appears to have been caused by building with WITHOUT_LOCALES=YES. Removing that makes perl happy again. Sort of odd that nothing else cared.
Maybe we should either (1) install the C.UTF-8 locale unconditionally, even when WITHOUT_LOCALES=YES, or (2) set LANG=C when WITHOUT_LOCALES=YES. Option 2 would better honor the WITHOUT_LOCALES setting, but I'm not sure how to implement it. Maybe login needs runtime validation of the locale, with a fallback to C.
I think the former is preferable. UTF-8 really isn't a locale. It's fundamentally different than all the other locales in that it's universal...
Ahh... So this is why my locale setting is no longer passed through between boxes.
A shame login.conf doesn't have a "?=" type option setting so that pre-defined settings (in this case, via ssh/sshd) aren't clobbered!