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Re: [PATCH v2] intl/tst-gettext: fix failure with newest msgfmt

On 02/08/2018 01:13 PM, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> Since upstream gettext commit d13f165b83 (msgfmt: Remove
> POT-Creation-Date field from the header in the output.), msgfmt does not
> copy the POT-Creation-Date field in the header entry from the po file to
> the mo file anymore. This breaks the assumption that we can test gettext
> by comparing each message in the po files with the corresponding string
> return by gettext. This makes the intl/tst-gettext to fail.
> While it would have been possible to modify the po2test.awk script to
> also strip the line POT-Creation-Date field when creating the msgs.h
> file, it would not work with both the old and new msgfmt.
> Instead create a tst-gettext-de.po file from de.po by removing the
> POT-Creation-Date line. Another alternative would be to use a static
> tst-gettext-de.po file, but I guess the reason for using de.po is to
> also catch issues caused by newly added strings.
> As tst-catgets also uses msg.h, it should also be updated. Instead of
> using the new tst-gettext-de.po file, the patch modifies xopen-msg.awk
> to avoid creating a second catgets->intl dependency.
> Changelog:
> 	[BZ #21508]
> 	* catgets/xopen-msg.awk: Ignore POT-Creation-Date line.
> 	* intl/Makefile ($(objpfx)tst-gettext-de.po): Generate
> 	intl/tst-gettext-de.po from po/de.po by removing the
> 	POT-Creation-Date line.
> 	($(objpfx)msgs.h): Depend on $(objpfx)tst-gettext-de.po instead of
> 	../po/de.po.
> 	* intl/ Use ${objpfx}tst-gettext-de.po instead of
> 	../po/de.po.


Reviewed-by: Carlos O'Donell <>


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