Subject: Re: pkg/30940 (gettext-0.11.5nb5 fails on IRIX)
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From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 02/12/2006 18:00:04
The following reply was made to PR pkg/30940; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jan Schaumann <>
Subject: Re: pkg/30940 (gettext-0.11.5nb5 fails on IRIX)
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 13:01:43 -0500

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 Stuart Shelton <> wrote:
 >  Yes - the problem is still present.
 > =20
 >  The solution is to add an additional check to see whether SGI is
 >  defined, and if so treat the code in the same way as with the Apple
 >  compiler (e.g. don't attempt anything clever with po_*_error in
 >  po-lex.c).
 > =20
 >  NB: I'm not sure if SGI is defined if using GCC on IRIX - but even if it
 >  were, then you'd have two less functions explicitly inlined, versus not
 >  compiling with an entire family of compilers.
 What version of IRIX do you use, and what compiler?
 I don't have any problems building gettext on IRIX64 6.5.23 using
 MIPSPro 7.41.  (Binary package is available on nbftp.)
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