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ui: Hint at the installation of locale packages and 'GUIX_LOCPATH'.

* guix/ui.scm (install-locale): Hide the "warning: failed to install
locale" on Guile 2.2.  Add a hint about 'glibc-utf8-locales' and
'GUIX_LOCPATH'.
version-0.15.0
Ludovic Courtès 3 years ago
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@ -421,8 +421,21 @@ report them in a user-friendly way."
(lambda _
(setlocale LC_ALL ""))
(lambda args
(warning (G_ "failed to install locale: ~a~%")
(strerror (system-error-errno args))))))
(cond-expand
;; Guile 2.2 already emits a warning, so let's not add a second one.
(guile-2.2 #t)
(else (warning (G_ "failed to install locale: ~a~%")
(strerror (system-error-errno args)))))
(display-hint (G_ "Consider installing the @code{glibc-utf8-locales} or
@code{glibc-locales} package and defining @code{GUIX_LOCPATH}, along these
lines:
@example
guix package -i glibc-utf8-locales
export GUIX_LOCPATH=\"$HOME/.guix-profile/lib/locale\"
@end example
See the \"Application Setup\" section in the manual, for more info.\n")))))
(define (initialize-guix)
"Perform the usual initialization for stand-alone Guix commands."

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