[PATCH] ccwrap: fix build with non-english locale set

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Feb 29 12:57:00 GMT 2016

On Feb 29 13:19, mail@patrick-bendorf.de wrote:
> Hi Corinna,
> Am 2016-02-29 11:33, schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> >Hi Patrick,
> >
> >On Feb 29 08:12, Patrick Bendorf wrote:
> >>/winsup/
> >>* ccwrap: fix build with non-english locale set
> >
> >First of all, why fix it?  Without at least a short explanation what you
> >observe without this patch, this change seems arbitrary.
> >
> short explanation: after setting up cygwin on my systems the default locale
> is set to "de_DE.UTF-8". this leads to ccwrap not picking up certain
> "-isystem" arguments, which in turn leads to "stddef.h: no such file or
> directory". this breaks the build process for systems having non english
> locale.
> consider the following two pastebins from a system with an english locale
> and mine. a whole bunch of "-isystem" can not be found on my system using
> german locale.
> http://pastebin.com/ip5L7dZY
> http://pastebin.com/wZBc2cqr
> ccwrap scans the output of the first compiler invocation (line 21) for some
> specific english output on and around line 43.
> output of first invocation on german locale system:
> http://pastebin.com/ZZzVGReh
> [...]
> >Ideally the above would test for the current build system being Cygwin
> >and use "C.UTF-8" on Cygwin, "C" otherwise.
> >
> thanks for pointing that out.
> i changed the patch to check uname -o for cygwin string and set the locale
> to either C or C.UTF-8

Patch applied.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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