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sr #108118: Build fails with recent glibc due to outdated gnulib

Submitted by:  Brandon Invergo <brandon>
Submitted on:  Wed 22 Aug 2012 05:35:04 PM UTC  
 
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Wed 22 Aug 2012 05:39:05 PM UTC, comment #1:

Upstream patch:
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2012-03/msg00186.html

Brandon Invergo <brandon>
Wed 22 Aug 2012 05:35:04 PM UTC, original submission:

Building gettext fails with recent versions of glibc (2.16+). The error occurs in files pulled in from gnulib, for example:

In file included from closeout.c:22:0:
./stdio.h:456:1: error: 'gets' undeclared here (not in a function)
make[6]: *** [closeout.o] Error 1
make[6]: Leaving directory `/home/brandon/Projects/gsrc/gsrc/trunk/gnu/gettext/work/gettext-0.18.1.1/gettext-runtime/gnulib-lib'

The error exists in three files:
gettext-runtime/gnulib-lib/stdio.in.h
gettext-tools/gnulib-lib/stdio.in.h
gettext-tools/libgettextpo/stdio.in.h

The problem has already been fixed upstream in gnulib, so it should be as simple as updating the code included in gettext.

Brandon Invergo <brandon>

 

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