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Re: shishi-NLS: address@hidden is broken

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: shishi-NLS: address@hidden is broken
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:07:06 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Mats Erik Andersson <address@hidden> writes:

> onsdag den  3 april 2013 klockan 01:23 skrev Simon Josefsson detta:
>> Mats Erik Andersson <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Hello there,
>> >
>> > the imported file
>> >
>> >    po/address@hidden
>> >
>> > is broken, because 176 msgid/msgstr pairs are not
>> > agreeing on the use of newline characters!
>> Is this still a problem?  I have updated NLS in git.
>> However, I'm not certain the address@hidden stuff makes sense any more.  It
>> was used to be recommended for projects, but it seems to have fallen out
>> of fashion.  Should we just drop the address@hidden stuff?
> The failure appears for me with FreeBSD, never with GNU/Linux.
> The error is caused by
>   msgmerge address@hidden address@hidden shishi.pot -o address@hidden
> which is inserting "\n" at the end of every generated msgstr.
> The most probable cause is that FreeBSD does not provide the
> locales "address@hidden" and "address@hidden".
> There should really be a test whether these locales exist,
> before creating the message templates.

Building these files should not require locales at all.  Perhaps there
is a genuine gettext-on-FreeBSD bug lurking here?  Which gettext version
are you using?

However maybe the simplest is to remove these locales, I'm not sure
generating them are considered best practice any longer.


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