Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > It also adds some missing gettext usage, particularly in src/port and
> > > interfaces/ecpg.
> > ecpg has no translation support, so that would be pretty pointless.
> Well, gettext is coming into ecpglib via a symlink to port/exec.c:
> ./ecpglib/exec.c: log_error(gettext("could not identify current directory: %s"),
> Seems we should enable internationalization for ecpg, at least for the
> --help strings and stuff.
> Peter says that the gettext() doesn't do anything if it isn't
> initialized so I guess exec.c is OK. Does someone want to set up the
> proper gettext initialization for ecpg so we can have this for 8.1?
> ecpglib needs special library initialization like libpq.
I have remove the ecpg part of my patch and added a TODO item for
internationalization of ecpg.
> > > I found that perl also defines _(x) so I undefined this in plperl.
> > That kind of thing was the reason that it wasn't defined globally.
> Yea. I have Perl handled. I think we should just do with the _(x) and
> if we find problems we can change them to _e(x) or something.
> > > Also, what is gettext_noop(x) used for?
> > It marks strings for translation for the purpose of xgettext but does
> > not call gettext because it would not be valid program code at that
> > place.
> OK I have added a comment to explain this:
> * These strings are to be translation via xgettext. We can't
> * call gettext() because it is located in variable initialization and
> * a function call can not be used.
> #define gettext_noop
Patch applied to use the _() macro consistently, and added the macro
around some strings that were missing them.
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