[ITP] WeeChat -- Fast, light and extensible chat client

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Thu Oct 31 23:47:00 GMT 2013

On 2013-10-18 11:40, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 18 16:54, Sebastien wrote:
>> And I understood why they were missing: my locale is french under cygwin
>> (LANG=fr_FR), and the cygport tool is grepping output of "objdump -p" for the
>> text "DLL Name:" (file pkg_info.cygpart in cygport sources). When your locale is
>> not english, this text is translated (in french I have: "Nom DLL:").
>> So if I run cygport with this command:
>>    cygport weechat-0.4.2-1.cygport package
>> I have nothing in "requires" field.
>> Instead I have to run:
>>    LANG=C cygport weechat-0.4.2-1.cygport package
>> which gives all dependencies in the "requires" field.
>> I think it is a bug in cygport tool.
>> Or at least, if you consider it's not a bug, it should be mentioned in the help
>> that the tool must be run with an english locale (or LANG=C). Anyway, I think it
>> would be better to fix that, so that other users will not spent time like me to
>> understand why the "requires" field is empty!
> Yaakov, any comment?

This should be fixed in git master, commit 50cdfcd; running cygport 
itself with LANG=C should NOT be necessary.

(BTW, I'm willing to consider localizing cygport itself if there are 
interested translators.)


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