Cross-build issues in gdb/gnulib

Pedro Alves palves@redhat.com
Tue Aug 25 17:54:00 GMT 2015


On 08/25/2015 06:06 PM, Paul_Koning@dell.com wrote:
> 
>> On Aug 25, 2015, at 12:58 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Pedro Alves wrote:
>>>           # Test for the AIX locale name.
>>>>          if (LC_ALL=ja_JP LC_TIME= LC_CTYPE= ./conftest; exit) 2>/dev/null; then
>>>>            gt_cv_locale_ja=ja_JP
>>>>
>>>> The comment refers to AIX, but it is in fact executed in the "*" case of a case statement, i.e., for everything other than Windows.  The same code pattern also appears in the two other locale-*.m4 files.
>>
>> I'm lost.  Do you have a specific Gnulib patch in mind?
> 
> I didn't when I wrote that -- all I had was a diagnosis of the underlying bug.
> 
> In the meantime I found an autoconf manual and constructed a fix for this issue.  I'll send a patch soon, want to do some more testing.
> 
> Where should the fix be sent?

To bug-gnulib@gnu.org.  I can update gdb's copy once gnulib master has it fixed.

Thanks,
Pedro Alves



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