issues unveiled by devel/gettext

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Tue Jun 1 02:09:53 UTC 2010

On 01/06/2010 02:48, Warren Block wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jun 2010, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
>> On 01/06/2010 01:50, Warren Block wrote:
>>> pkg_libchk from sysutils/bsdadminscripts finds an interesting thing
>>> after the update:
>>> gettext-0.18: /usr/local/bin/msgattrib misses
>>> ...
>>> So these gettext programs built with dependencies on the old version of
>>> ...gettext?
>> This wasn't the case on my system. I'd ask you to check your
>> libmap.conf, but if the problem had been there, the rebuild
>> wouldn't have helped.
> Nothing in libmap.conf. I've seen this on two systems with recent 8-stable.

The problem has probably been masked by the gawk issue on my system,
because of gawk, install failed after the first build and my system
was entirely without any version of gettext.

After getting rid of gawk gettext installed just fine and there
was no trace of the old version to link against.

A: Because it fouls the order in which people normally read text.
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