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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 0.20.1, Package name: gettext-m4-0.20.1, Maintainer: joerg

GNU gettext provides the necessary tools and libraries for handling
messages in different languages, as one of the steps to
internationalisation (or i18n) of a utility.


Required to build:
[pkgtools/cwrappers]

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SHA1: 2aa01db95b064d7f5d1a46de34a2cc6a57eadf36
RMD160: 6915ebc852a910c6ab64bffa88f580b64543c239
Filesize: 22722.142 KB

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   2019-11-03 11:39:32 by Roland Illig | Files touched by this commit (274)
Log message:
devel: align variable assignments

pkglint -Wall -F --only aligned --only indent -r

No manual corrections.
   2019-05-27 15:21:41 by Ryo ONODERA | Files touched by this commit (17) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 0.20.1

Changelog:
Version 0.20.1 - May 2019

* Important bug fix:
  - Fixed a wrong shared library versioning of libintl.so.

Version 0.20 - May 2019

* Support for reproducible builds:
  - msgfmt now eliminates the POT-Creation-Date header field from .mo files.

* Improvements for translators:
  - update-po target in Makefile.in.in now uses msgmerge --previous.

* Improvements for maintainers:
  - msgmerge now has an option --for-msgfmt, that produces a PO file meant
    for use by msgfmt only.  This option saves processing time, in particular
    by omitting fuzzy matching that is not useful in this situation.
  - The .pot file in a 'po' directory is now erased by "make \ 
maintainer-clean".
  - It is now possible to override xgettext options from the po/Makefile.in.in
    through options in XGETTEXT_OPTIONS (declared in po/Makevars).
  - The --intl option of the gettextize program (deprecated since 2010) is
    no longer available. Instead of including the intl sources in your package,
    we suggest making the libintl library an optional prerequisite of your
    package. This will simplify the build system of your package.
  - Accordingly, the Autoconf macro AM_GNU_GETTEXT_INTL_SUBDIR is gone as well.

* Programming languages support:
  - C, C++:
    xgettext now supports strings in u8"..." syntax, as specified in C11
    and C++11.
  - C, C++:
    xgettext now supports 'p'/'P' exponent markers in number tokens, as
    specified in C99 and C++17.
  - C++:
    xgettext now supports underscores in number tokens.
  - C++:
    xgettext now supports single-quotes in number tokens, as specified in
    C++14.
  - Shell:
    o The programs 'gettext', 'ngettext' now support a --context argument.
    o gettext.sh contains new function eval_pgettext and eval_npgettext
      for producing translations of messages with context.
  - Java:
    o xgettext now supports UTF-8 encoded .properties files (a new feature
      of Java 9).
    o The build system and tools now support Java 9, 10, and 11. On the
      other hand, support for old versions of Java (Java 5 and older,
      GCJ 4.2.x and older) has been dropped.
  - Perl:
    o Native support for context functions (pgettext, dpgettext, dcpgettext,
      npgettext, dnpgettext, dcnpgettext).
    o better detection of question mark and slash as operators (as opposed
      to regular expression delimiters).
  - Scheme:
    xgettext now parses the syntax for specialized byte vectors (#u8(...),
    #vu8(...), etc.) correctly.
  - Pascal:
    xgettext can now extract strings from .rsj files, produced by the
    Free Pascal compiler version 3.0.0 or newer.
  - Vala:
    xgettext now parses escape sequences in strings more accurately.
  - JavaScript:
    xgettext now parses template literals correctly.

* Runtime behaviour:
  - The interpretation of the language preferences on macOS has been fixed.
  - Per-thread locales are now also supported on Solaris 11.4.
  - The replacements for the printf()/fprintf()/... functions that are
    provided through <libintl.h> on native Windows and NetBSD are now POSIX
    compliant.  There is no conflict any more between these replacements
    and other possible replacements provided by gnulib or mingw.

* Libtextstyle:
  - This package installs a new library 'libtextstyle', together with a new
    header file <textstyle.h>.  It is a library for styling text output sent
    to a console or terminal emulator.
    Packagers: please see the suggested packaging hints in the file PACKAGING.
   2018-12-27 16:09:53 by Joerg Sonnenberger | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
Do not require _nl_expand_alias to exist, it's a pointless reference to
internals of the GNU libintl implementation. Bump gettext-m4.
   2018-01-01 23:30:04 by Roland Illig | Files touched by this commit (537)
Log message:
Sort PLIST files.

Unsorted entries in PLIST files have generated a pkglint warning for at
least 12 years. Somewhat more recently, pkglint has learned to sort
PLIST files automatically. Since pkglint 5.4.23, the sorting is only
done in obvious, simple cases. These have been applied by running:

  pkglint -Cnone,PLIST -Wnone,plist-sort -r -F
   2014-10-09 15:45:06 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (456)
Log message:
Remove SVR4_PKGNAME, per discussion on tech-pkg.
   2014-01-11 11:52:46 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (5)
Log message:
Changes 0.18.3.2:
Bug-fix release.
   2013-04-06 13:39:26 by Blue Rats | Files touched by this commit (7)
Log message:
"$foo is ambiguous. Use ${foo} if you mean a Makefile variable or $$foo if
you mean a shell variable."
   2013-01-31 22:45:05 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (27)
Log message:
Changes 0.18.2:
* xgettext now understands the block comment syntax of Guile 2.0.
* libgettextpo library:
  - The initial msgstr of a new message is now "", not NULL.
  - Bug fixes in the functions po_message_is_range, po_file_check_all,
    po_message_check_all.
* Installation options:
  The configure options --with-xz and --with-bzip2 can be used to specify
  alternate compression methods for the archive used by the 'autopoint'
  program. These options, together with --with-git, allow to trade
  dependencies against installed package size. --with-xz has the highest
  compression rate, followed by --with-git, followed by --with-bzip2.
* Autoconf macros:
  - The autoconf macros installed by 'gettextize' now work with the
    forthcoming Automake 1.14 and require Autoconf version 2.60 or
    newer.
* Portability:
  - Building on MacOS X 10.7, Cygwin 1.7.10, and newer 64-bit mingw is
    now supported.