[pacman-dev] makepkg, bsdtar and non-ASCII user/group names

Andrew Gregory andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com
Tue May 5 20:18:47 UTC 2015

On 05/05/15 at 09:20pm, David Macek wrote:
> Hey everyone. Can someone help me understand why makepkg sets
> `LANG=C` for invoking bsdtar? According to dreisner, the change was
> introduced in 537a335cc724a5c7c, but the commit message there only
> explains what the change does, not how it does it:
It prevents bsdtar from mangling utf-8 filenames:


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