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bug #49901: Bad declaration of 'npgettext' and 'dnpgettext' in gettext.h

Submitter:  Markus Gothe <nihilus>
Submitted:  Wed 21 Dec 2016 01:10:05 PM UTC
Category:  Programmer interface Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Invalid
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  haible
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Sat 06 Jan 2018 03:51:54 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Yes, the manual, section "Using contexts for solving ambiguities", says "In a call of this macro, msgctxt and msgid must be string literals." And the comments in the gettext.h file tell the same thing.

Bruno Haible <haible>
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Wed 21 Dec 2016 02:38:19 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Never mind this! I didn't understood the manual. If not using hardcoded string literals this will not work which is described in the manual.

Markus Gothe <nihilus>
Wed 21 Dec 2016 01:10:05 PM UTC, original submission:  

There is a bug here:


Msgctxt should be an argument on its own and thus have it be something like:


Markus Gothe <nihilus>


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