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bug #45846: gettext-0.19.5 build failed under x86_64-w64-mingw32 toolchain

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Submitted on:  Sun 30 Aug 2015 12:01:18 PM UTC  
 
Category: BuildSeverity: 3 - Normal
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Sun 30 Aug 2015 11:11:58 PM UTC, comment #1:

> Question: does it tries to implement inexisting functions? or add something to existing functions?


Yes, that is how gnulib (which is copied into the gettext source tree) works to replace broken or incomplete implementation of those functions:
http://www.gnu.org/software/gnulib/manual/html_node/Various-Kinds-of-Modules.html#Support-for-ISO-C-or-POSIX-functions_002e

By the way, it would be helpful to debug, if you attach the complete build log.

Daiki Ueno <ueno>
Project Administrator
Sun 30 Aug 2015 12:01:18 PM UTC, original submission:

Compilation fails because the code attempts to redefine existing fnuctions in stdio.h. Commenting out the redefinitions in the files below allows the library to compile.

In gettext-tools/gnulib-lib, commented the code in:
asprintf.c
snprintf.c
vasprintf.c
vsnprintf.c

In gettext-tools/libgettextpo, commented the code in:
asprintf.c
vasprintf.c

There is no comments in the mentioned files about the reason these functions are (re)implemented.
Question: does it tries to implement inexisting functions? or add something to existing functions?

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