macports-users Digest, Vol 166, Issue 6

Jeffrey Walton noloader at
Wed Jun 17 14:33:15 UTC 2020

On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 9:37 AM Rainer Müller <raimue at> wrote:
> On 17/06/2020 02.08, Thomas Bodlien wrote:
> > I have set region to german and language to us english.
> > Macports installs everything in german
> > How can I fix this?
> You are likely hit by this bug in gettext, which causes it to select the wrong
> language for messages:

I believe the GNU folks are slowly moving to CI to help catch errors
on OS X and FreeBSD. Recently I saw some chatter about a check-in
based on a CI failure. That's a big step forward for them.

> This will be fixed with gettext 0.20.x for which the update is currently still a
> work in progress:

MacPorts may want this patch to clean-up the compile for GetText
With the macro noise cleared you can spot the other problems, like
function pointer incompatibilities.

There may be some additions to the patch once I have some time to test
everything under Asan and UBsan.


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