On Fri, June 26, 2009 9:34 am, Tom Lane wrote:
> I see buildfarm member "canary" (NetBSD 1.6) was recently resurrected,
> but is failing to build HEAD, because msgfmt fails like this:
> po/es.po:8039: keyword "msgid_plural" unknown
> po/es.po:8036: missing `msgstr' section
> po/es.po:8039: parse error
> This indicates (1) canary needs a newer version of gettext, and
> (2) our configure test for a sufficiently new gettext installation
> is not in fact correct, because it didn't complain.
> I asked about the configure issue some time ago, and was told that
> the existing test for bind_textdomain_codeset() in libintl was
> sufficient because that was introduced after ngettext(). It could
> be that the library's history is different on NetBSD, or perhaps
> canary has a recent libintl.so and a not so recent msgfmt.
> I doubt it's worth trying to fix this before 8.4 release, but it
> should get looked into eventually.
yes ... but presumably we don't want canary upgraded until we fix this,
unless we get some other test platform for it.
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