[blfs-support] gedit-3.4.1 fails to compile

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Tue May 15 11:47:13 PDT 2012

On 05/15/2012 07:33 PM, John Burrell wrote:
> I tried to post the tail of the make log but it turned out to be more than 50 kB so the moderator bounced it.
> I can email you the entire log if you wish. I won't be able to post much of it here.
> jb.

Error happens at Bulgarian translation as I suspected. I've seen this on 
my build:

   GEN    bg/
Warning: Could not merge translation for msgid:
<app>Snippets</app> provide a convenient way of inserting repetitive 
portions of code into your files. For example, an HTML snippet for the 
<code><img></code> tag would insert the opening and closing 
portions of the tag, as well as fixed places where you can enter image 
attributes. This can make writing code easier and faster.

So maybe it is somehow related. If you are using itstool 1.1.1, I 
suggest you upgrade to 1.1.2 or 1.1.3 (I use 1.1.2 and there isn't any 

 From itstool 1.1.2 changelog:

     Better handling of XML errors in PO files

     Rather than let an exception kill itstool, just issue a warning
     and use the original-language node. Added --strict to error out
     for XML errors in PO files.

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