Failed to install app-misc/ca-certificate - locale problem
On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 10:40 AM, Jarry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I just tried to update my system but emerging app-misc/ca-certificate
> failed with this error:
> *File "/usr/lib64/portage/pym/portage/__init__.py", line 178, in
> * *s = s.encode(encoding, errors)
> UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'u011f' in
> position 68: ordinal not in range(128)
>>>> Failed to install app-misc/ca-certificates-20111025, Log file:
> ** This package installs one or more file names containing characters that
> ** do not match your current locale settings. The current setting for
> ** filesystem encoding is 'ANSI_X3.4-1968'.
> ** For best results, UTF-8 encoding is recommended. See the Gentoo Linux
> ** Localization Guide for instructions about how to configure your
> ** locale for UTF-8 encoding:
> ** * * *http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/guide-localization.xml
> I did not have any /etc/env.d/02locale file, so I created
> one with LANG="en_GB.UTF-8" in it, but I still get the same
> error. I tried en_US.UTF-8 or en_EN.UTF-8 with the same
> results. I really do not understand what ca-certificates
> needs to get it installed...
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Having set up three Gentoo installs in the last month, and I've seen
this each time.
It's blunt, but a mixture of "emerge -e --keep-going @world",
"shutdown -r now" and "emerge --resume --keep-going" commands clears