[Nix-dev] [nixpkgs] Fix haddock building for unicode packages (#864)

roconnor at theorem.ca roconnor at theorem.ca
Mon Oct 28 03:30:52 CET 2013

Thanks for the tip.

For now, I decided to just build a few haskell packages from the 
stdenv-updates branch.  It took a few hours but it did work!

I love nix so much!

On Sat, 26 Oct 2013, Peter Simons wrote:

> Hi Russel,
> > I patched this into my local master branch by hand, but compiling
> > multirec has failed. Anyone successfuly used this?
> the patch doesn't work as-is. Setting LANG=en_US.UTF-8 is not enough.
> The environment also needs the path to the glibc locales for the setting
> to take effect. The stdenv-updates branch contains several commits that
> address this issue:
>  27905ce17e1b1aed55edbff5856082b8c1b51fc7
>  9f541bcdde9cbc718a3ce7bb4fb900a9d671def8
>  bf3b9ccee35faf7d0e306b0a522edde280817c68
> Cherry-picking those commits into 'master' is not straight-forward,
> though, because the stdenv-updates branch contains a whole lot of other
> Haskell-related updates that master doesn't have yet.
> I am about to back-port those updates to the master branch. You can
> expect an appropriate commit during the day tomorrow that will include
> this particular feature.
> Take care,
> Peter
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