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Re: build failures in mingw64

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: build failures in mingw64
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2023 15:28:33 +0300

> Date: Sun, 9 Jul 2023 13:57:25 -0700
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> From: Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
> On 2023-07-09 04:19, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > This is a Gnulib bug, we've "inherited" it 2 months ago.
> Odd, that could happen if one ran 'configure' with an unusual argument, 
> e.g., './configure gt_cv_locale_fr=', but I don't see how it could 
> happen otherwise.
> The configure-time test for French locales is present only to work 
> around a Solaris 10 bug, and looking into that bug I don't see how it 
> could affect Emacs.

AFAIR, Gnulib-generated configure scripts always check for the French
locale, for whatever reasons.

> So I installed the attached patches to bring Emacs 
> up to speed on recent Gnulib (I fixed Gnulib to handle the "unusual 
> argument" issue), and to remove the unnecessary-for-Emacs French locale 
> testing so this should work around whatever obscure issue Angelo ran 
> into. Please give it a try.

But shouldn't LOCALE_FR_UTF8 be quoted in the below fragment?

      if test $LOCALE_FR_UTF8 != none; then
        if test "$cross_compiling" = yes; then :

This is still present in the configure script regenerated after your
changes on master.


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