Comment 0 for bug 1552791

Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

All our systems default to a UTF-8 locale.

recent grep, exposes more unicode stricness and thus we really need UTF-8 locale by default during builds (we see a lot of FTBFS).

A lot of packages started to build-depend on langpacks, and/or otherwise resorting to expose unicode locale by default.

this is a long standing request, and this should be done for xenial and up.

Please see this as an explicit request.