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Re: [PATCH] Fix minor problems encountered by a fresh bootstrap.

From: Joel E. Denny
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix minor problems encountered by a fresh bootstrap.
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 19:45:02 -0500 (EST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.00 (DEB 1167 2008-08-23)

On Sat, 15 Jan 2011, Paul Eggert wrote:

> On 01/15/2011 01:43 PM, Joel E. Denny wrote:
> > On Sun, 9 Jan 2011, Paul Eggert wrote:
> > 
> >> > * data/glr.c, data/yacc.c: Do not use apostrophes in '#' comments,
> >> > as they confuse xgettext, which tries to parse them as C character
> >> > constants in a preprocessor directive.
> > Sorry, could you explain this a bit more?  xgettext runs on yacc.c and 
> > glr.c?
> Yes, when building bison-runtime.pot in runtime-po.

Ah, thanks, of course.  I was thinking of po/bison.pot and the need to 
translate messages reported via m4.

Anyway, in case it's important to fix those comments, there's one more in 

> > I noticed you're only pushing to master.  Please keep in mind that 
> > branch-2.5 should still receive bug fixes.
> I'll try to keep that in mind.  The stuff I'm doing seems to be mostly
> involved with post-2.5 stuff, or fixes such as the above that aren't
> urgent.

The yy_lac fix seems important for 2.5.  Named references and the extended 
syntax for identifiers are also introduced in 2.5, but I suppose we should 
hold off cherry-picking those until we've all agreed on what should be 

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