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Re: gettext version problem exposed by buildfarm failures on "canary"

From: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: books(at)ejurka(dot)com, "Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: gettext version problem exposed by buildfarm failures on "canary"
Date: 2009-06-26 14:18:57
Message-ID: 65474.71.76.58.95.1246025937.squirrel@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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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.

cheers

andrew


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