LANG= in kernel args

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Sat Feb 7 21:59:02 UTC 2015

On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 4:00 PM, Chris Murphy <lists at> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 1:42 PM, Marcos Felipe Rasia de Mello
> <marcosfrm at> wrote:
>> 2015-02-07 18:27 GMT-02:00 Chris Murphy <lists at>:
>>> On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 12:48 PM, Marcos Felipe Rasia de Mello
>>> <marcosfrm at> wrote:
>>>> Can someone help stop the useless LANG= getting into the booloader
>>>> config *silently* on every kernel install?
>>> Does /etc/locale.conf contain the wrong value? If it's correct, then
>>> LANG= boot parameter is superfluous and benign (even if cluttered). If
>>> it contains the wrong value, why is it wrong?
>> No, /etc/locale.conf value is correct. Take a look at the bug report
>> (specially Harald's comment).
> I looked at the bug report, but it's rather long and cluttered due to
> cloning, and my interest level to read the entire thing is
> approximately zero. What's the consequence of this bug if
> /etc/locale.conf is correct, and therefore the inserted LANG= on boot
> parameter line is also correct?
>>> Are you sure that grubby is reading /etc/locale.conf and inserting
>>> LANG= or is new-kernel-pkg doing this?
>> new-kernel-pkg
> I suggest changing the component to kernel if kernel packaging is to blame.

new-kernel-pkg is provided by grubby and we aren't doing anything
special in kernel.spec here in the invocation.  It's not a kernel bug.


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