On Tue, Sep 01, 2015 at 12:01:45AM +0200, Chris Lamb wrote:
> > As a proof of concept, I've fixed "pppconfig" the way I think this
> > kind of bugs should be fixed: By not running "po/update.sh" each and
> > every time.
> https://gist.github.com/be5b243cfcaaa27819f0 is the diff for anyone
> interested

Well, that includes some cleanup I also did because the package was
orphaned (like removing "source and diff are obsolete" warning message
which is 15 years old at least).

The size of "not running po/update.sh" is really a single line removal.

> > Would be possible to drop the forked gettext and try to fix this in
> > the affected packages?
> Seems reasonable, especially as it's only ~40 packages. Would you guess
> most of them are fixable under debian/ or require upstream patches?

I would bet that most of them are fixable by changing debian/* only
(but I really don't know).

It's funny that the current gettext fork in alioth did not seem to
help about 8 of them:


(There are 12 unreproducible, but only 8 suffer currently from this issue)

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