autoreconf/gettext puzzle (was Re: sed match DOS end of line)
Thu Jun 27 17:31:00 GMT 2013
On Jun 27 17:51, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jun 27 10:42, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> > On 2013-06-27 09:49, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > >Ok, here's me, even more puzzled. FIW, the 4.2.2 packages have *not*
> > >been built the same way as the 4.2.1 package. The difference is running
> > >autoreconf (4.2.2) vs. not running autoreconf (4.2.1).
> > Were these natively compiled or cross-compiled? The latter pulls in
> > gnulib functions in place of libc's (Cygwin) without intervention
> > during configure.
> > >If I build sed with the auto configury unchanged, I'm back to an sed
> > >which handles the CR just as the old sed 4.2.1 package:
> > >
> > > $ sed --version | head -1
> > > sed (GNU sed) 4.2.2
> > > $ od -c eol
> > > 0000000 e n d o f l i n e \r \n
> > > 0000013
> > > $ sed 's/e$/X/' < eol
> > > endoflinX
> > >
> > >However, 4.2.2-1 and 4.2.2-2 packages have been built running autoreconf
> > >first, which, besides other things, updates the included gettext stuff
> > >from version 0.17 to version 0.18.1.
> > >
> > >So I'm wondering if the latest gettext is the culprit here, but I'm not
> > >fluent enough in the differences within gettext to see where the problem
> > >is.
> > I doubt it; as long as libintl is dynamically linked, the gettext
> > build infrastructure just handles .po.mo rules.
> Yeah, I seem to be entirely on the wrong track, sorry about that.
> I'm just inspecting the sources and it seems that the read mode of
> files has changed from "rt" to "r" between 4.2.1 and 4.2.2 for some
> I'm still digging, and I'm unsure how I could create a version of
> sed 4.2.2 which did the right thing at all a couple of minutes ago.
> Still digging...
I have no idea how I screwed up so badly while testing. It was actually
just a missing "t" flag in a call to fopen which has been lost between
4.2.1 and 4.2.2.
I just uploaded and announced 4.2.2-3 which should fix this issue, and I
sent the patch upstream.
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