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Re: gettext-tools with g-prefix (was Re: xgettext with UI files support)

Le 30/06/15 20:12, Richard PALO a écrit :
> Le 30/06/15 20:02, Jonathan Perkin a écrit :
>> * On 2015-06-30 at 18:29 BST, Richard PALO wrote:
>>> Le 30/06/15 19:09, Jonathan Perkin a écrit :
>>>>> Yes, but how to check with pbulk reports on seeming successes but
>>>>> with mixed pkgsrc and native gettext tools (that is, *bad*).
>>>> I'm not sure what you mean here.  Can you give some concrete examples
>>>> of failure so that we can pinpoint exactly what the cause is?
>>> See my reply from 17 Jun 2015 23:39:50 +0200:
>>>> For a example, take a look at databases/gnome-mime-data wrt gmsgfmt.
>> By 'concrete examples' I was hoping for build logs, setup, etc.  It's
>> quite hard to figure out what the problem is without the ability to
>> reproduce it or see any data.
>> That said, piecing together information from various mails, I think
>> what you're saying is that, despite the correct tool being pulled into
>> tools/bin, the /usr/bin/g* version is being chosen by configure first,
>> rendering our $PATH ordering irrelevant.
>> That doesn't explain the request to add more USE_TOOLS (if they were
>> missing then we should see failures on SmartOS?), but a simple
>> solution for this should just be that we add some TOOLS_ALIASES to
>>, i.e.:
>> diff --git a/mk/tools/ b/mk/tools/
>> index b8d3b80..977a59e 100644
>> --- a/mk/tools/
>> +++ b/mk/tools/
>> @@ -148,6 +148,7 @@ TOOLS_DEPENDS.${_t_}?	=${_TOOLS_DEP.gettext-tools}:../../devel/gettext-tools
>>  TOOLS_CREATE+=	${_t_}
>>  TOOLS_PATH.${_t_}=	${TOOLS_PREFIX.${_t_}}/bin/${_t_}
>> +TOOLS_ALIASES.${_t_}=	g${_t_}
>>  .    endif
>>  .  endif
>>  .endfor
>> This will create g-prefixed symlinks in .tools/bin for all the gettext
>> tools, and should ensure they get picked before the native versions.
>> If I'm still misunderstanding the problem, it might be best to hop
>> onto Freenode/#pkgsrc IRC rather than going back and forth via the
>> list any further.
>> Cheers,
> the proposed patchset for devel/gettext-tools correctly creates the g-prefixed program names in $PREFIX/bin and 
> puts the native gnu named links in PKGGNUDIR as with other gnu packages in pkgsrc.
> the patchset for mk/tools/ does the alias as well for the g-prefixed names.
> the advantage is now the gettext-tools *correctly* hide the native counter parts on systems such
> as SunOS that put the g-prefixed name in /usr/bin, which is precisely what gnu configure seems to 
> frequently look for.

I'd like to push this now along with the ~115 packages needing msgmerge and/or xgettext added to USE_TOOLS.  This should allow enough time to find the rest via bulk if not yet done.

Richard PALO

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