MDVA-39966: Unable to deploy locales other than en_US

The MDVA-39966 patch solves the issue where the user is unable to deploy locales other than en_US. This patch is available when the Quality Patches Tool (QPT) 1.1.2 is installed. The patch ID is MDVA-39966. Please note that the issue was fixed in Adobe Commerce version 2.4.1.

Affected products and versions

The patch is created for Adobe Commerce version:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.3.5-p2

Compatible with Adobe Commerce versions:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.3.0 - 2.3.5-p2, 2.4.0 - 2.4.0-p1
The patch might become applicable to other versions with new Quality Patches Tool releases. To check if the patch is compatible with your Adobe Commerce version, update the magento/quality-patches package to the latest version and check the compatibility on the Quality Patches Tool: Search for patches page. Use the patch ID as a search keyword to locate the patch.


Unable to deploy locales other than en_US.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Configure two store views with different locales, for example - en_US and de_DE.
  2. Try to deploy static content for these locales by running the following command:
bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy --language=en_US
bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy --language=de_DE

Expected results:

de_DE locale is deployed.

bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy --language=de_DE

Deploy using quick strategy
adminhtml/Magento/backend/de_DE         2416/2416           ============================ 100%   9 secs
frontend/Magento/blank/de_DE            2486/2486           ============================ 100%   7 secs
frontend/Magento/luma/de_DE             2504/2504           ============================ 100%   8 secs

Execution time: 27.062166929245

Actual results:

en_US locale deployed instead of de_DE:

bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy --language=de_DE

Deploy using quick strategy
adminhtml/Magento/backend/en_US         2416/2416           ============================ 100%   2 secs
frontend/Magento/blank/en_US            2486/2486           ============================ 100%   1 sec
frontend/Magento/luma/en_US             2504/2504           ============================ 100%   2 secs

Apply the patch

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