opcodes error messages

John Darrington john@darrington.wattle.id.au
Sat Mar 3 07:09:00 GMT 2018


On Sat, Mar 03, 2018 at 11:33:55AM +1030, Alan Modra wrote:
     Another patch aimed at making binutils comply with the GNU coding
     standard.  The generated files require
     https://sourceware.org/ml/cgen/2018-q1/msg00004.html
     
      /* -- opc.c */
     +#include "opintl.h"
      #include "elf/frv.h"
      #include <stdio.h>
      
     @@ -500,9 +501,9 @@ add_next_to_vliw (FRV_VLIW *vliw, CGEN_ATTR_VALUE_ENUM_TYPE unit)
      
        if (next <= 0)
          {
     -      fprintf (stderr, "frv-opc.c line %d: bad vliw->next_slot value.\n",
     -	       __LINE__);
     -      abort (); /* Should never happen.  */
     +      /* xgettext:c-format */
     +      opcodes_error_handler (_("internal error: bad vliw->next_slot value"));
     +      abort ();
          }

My interpretation of the GNU coding standards doesn't require that internal 
error messages be internationalised.  It's only required for messages which 
appear during normal operation, or in response to bad user input.

Of course that doesn't mean that they cannot be i18n'd if it isn't going to put
too much load on the translators.

J'

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