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GNU gettext 0.18.2 released

From: Daiki Ueno
Subject: GNU gettext 0.18.2 released
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2012 15:52:58 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.4 (gnu/linux)

GNU gettext allows programs to produce messages in the user's native
language. It consists of
  - runtime libraries for C, C++, Java, C#, Shell programs.
  - tools for programmers and translators.

The 0.18.2 release has support for Guile 2.0 block comments, autopoint
support for newer Automake, portability fixes, and normal bug fixes.

Download at

News in 0.18.2 (compared to 0.18.1):

* xgettext now understands the block comment syntax of Guile 2.0.

* libgettextpo library:
  - The initial msgstr of a new message is now "", not NULL.
  - Bug fixes in the functions po_message_is_range, po_file_check_all,

* Installation options:
  The configure options --with-xz and --with-bzip2 can be used to specify
  alternate compression methods for the archive used by the 'autopoint'
  program. These options, together with --with-git, allow to trade
  dependencies against installed package size. --with-xz has the highest
  compression rate, followed by --with-git, followed by --with-bzip2.

* Autoconf macros:
  - The autoconf macros installed by 'gettextize' now work with the
    forthcoming Automake 1.14 and require Autoconf version 2.60 or

* Portability:
  - Building on MacOS X 10.7, Cygwin 1.7.10, and newer 64-bit mingw is
    now supported.

Daiki Ueno

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