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gettext (0.21-4ubuntu4) jammy; urgency=medium

   * debian/patches/git-new-libunistring.patch:
     - cherry pick ah upstream change to fix the build with the new


gettext (0.21-4ubuntu3) impish; urgency=medium

   * Really fix the merge now

gettext (0.21-4ubuntu2) impish; urgency=medium

   * Restore part of the delta dropped by error
     move dh-elpa to Build-Depends-Indep (and change it to dh-sequence-elpa,
     thus allowing the removal of explicit "--with elpa" options in
     debian/rules) to fix FTBFS on i386

gettext (0.21-4ubuntu1) impish; urgency=medium

   * Resynchronize on Debian, remaining change
   * Cherry-pick an upstream commit to fix a FTBFS on armhf (LP: #1910792)
     - debian/patches/05-fix-armhf-ftbfs.patch

gettext (0.21-4) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Drop versioned build-dependency on g++ as it holds in stable.
     Drop also unused build-dependencies fastjar, libglib2.0-dev
     and libncurses5-dev. Closes: #981363. Thanks to Helmut Grohne.
   * Use --with maven-repo-helper only when java is available.
     Closes: #981668. Thanks to Samuel Thibault.


gettext (0.21-3) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Install libintl.jar in /usr/share/maven-repo. Closes: #976738.
     Thanks to Louis-Philippe Véronneau for the patch.
   * Fix gnulib-related build problem in powerpc architectures. Closes: #977763.
     Thanks to Bruno Haible for the patch.

gettext (0.21-2) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Add groff to Build-Depends.

gettext (0.21-1) unstable; urgency=medium

   * New upstream release.
     - xgettext can detect '(eval_)gettext -e' in shell scripts. Closes: #507091.
     - <gettext.h> compiles cleanly as C++. Closes: #547798.
     - The unpacked usr/share/gettext/intl is no longer installed.
       If you were using these files, find them in
       /usr/share/gettext/archive.dir.tar.xz, which is part of the
       autopoint package.
     - Drop Daiki Ueno key (now expired) from signing-key.asc.
     - Put the new upstream key instead:
       "Bruno Haible (Open Source Development) <>"
       9001 B85A F9E1 B83D F1BD  A942 F5BE 8B26 7C6A 406D
   * Patches that are no longer necessary:
     - 01-do-not-use-java-in-urlget.patch: Replaced with logic in debian/rules.
     - 02-msgfmt-remove-pot-creation-date.patch: Merged upstream.
     - 03-avoid-extraneous-nul-bytes.patch: Merged upstream.
     - 04-fix-msgunfmt-heap-corruption.patch: Merged upstream.
     - 05-fix-crash-xgettext-with-its.patch: Merged upstream.
     - 06-java9-support.patch: Merged upstream.
     - 07-java11-support.patch: Merged upstream.
     - 08-java-future-support.patch: Merged upstream.
     - 09-fix-crash-with-po-file-input.patch: Merged upstream.
   * New patches:
     - 01-use-system-help2man.patch: Use system help2man instead of
       embedded help2man. Closes: #949338.
     - 02-library-dependencies.patch: Link all libraries and
       executables against all of their dependencies, correctly.
       (Latent upstream bug, exposed by hardening.)
     - 03-disable-libtextstyle.patch: Do not build libtextstyle.
       It depends on libcroco, which is unmaintained and has known
       security bugs. Use the Gnulib libtextstyle-dummy module
       (already included in the upstream sources) instead.
       Note that this means --color options silently do nothing.
       Closes: #967028.
   * Debhelper compat level 13 (current recommended).
     - Switch to dh sequencing.
     - Switch to Build-Depends: debhelper-compat.
     - Switch to declarative package contents, using dh_install etc.
       dh-exec is needed for build profile filtering in a few places.
       (The old scripting is preserved in debian/rules.old.)
     - Manual ldconfig triggers are no longer necessary.
     - The HTML documentation and examples are now installed in
       /usr/share/doc/gettext instead of .../gettext-doc.
   * gettext-el is now created using dh_elpa, eliminating the need for
     custom package scripts.
   * Standards-Version: 4.5.0.
     - All lintian E-level diagnostics have been addressed, and
       many but not all of the W- and I-level diagnostics.
     - I don’t think any specific changes were required besides the
       above, but I could have missed something.
   * This release is mostly the work of Zack Weinberg <>.
     I'm merely making (very small) editorial changes and the upload.
     Thanks a lot.


gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Make short descriptions more consistent.
   * Use https for both Homepage and upstream URL in copyright file.
   * Really drop and (this was already
     the intent but it was not working after the move to multiarch).
   * Use wildcards in lintian overrides (also multiarch).
   * Specify licenses for libasprintf (LGPL2.1+) and libgettextpo (GPL3+)
     in the copyright file.


gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fix double-free problem with *.po file input. Closes: #913173.
     Patch extracted from upstream git where it was fixed by Daiki Ueno.
     For reference, this is CVE-2018-18751.
   * Add bison to Build-Depends, required by the above.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fix FTBFS with Java 11, by applying Java related patches from
     upstream git (gnulib). Thanks to Emmanuel Bourg <>
     for the report and Bruno Haible <> for the fix.
     Closes: #910246.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Use dh_autoreconf to regenerate autoconf stuff. New automake
     version 1.16 in buster makes gettext to FTBFS because we are
     modifying m4 files and the orig.tar.gz was created with 1.15.
   * Update versioned build-dependency on debhelper accordingly.
   * Disable libtoolize for the above to work.
   * Rules-Requires-Root: no.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Apply all Java 9 related patches from upstream git instead
     of the patch from openSUSE. This fixes gettext FTBFS bug
     in a different way and also fixes msgfmt. Closes: #892733.
     Thanks a lot to Bruno Haible.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fix heap corruption in msgunfmt. Patch from Bruno Haible taken from
     upstream git. Thanks to Jakub Wilk. Closes: #876498.
   * Recommend lynx instead on lynx-cur.
     Thanks to Axel Beckert for the report. Closes: #882284.
   * Stop xgettext() from crashing when run with --its=FILE option.
     Patch taken from git. Thanks to Gunnar Hjalmarsson. Closes: #891347.
   * Support "nojava" instead of "stage1" in DEB_BUILD_PROFILES.
     Thanks to Manuel Fernández Montecelo. Closes: #893064.
   * Build with OpenJDK 9. Patch from Tiago Stürmer Daitx, adapted
     from openSUSE. Thanks a lot. Closes: #893739.
   * Move libgettextsrc, libgettextlib, and preloadable_libintl
     to multiarch directory as done on Ubuntu.
   * Use https in Bug-Debian field of Debian patches.


gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Avoid extraneous NUL bytes in .mo files. Closes: #872869.
     Patch based on commit 2bad4d89684303fe884410ab0ae53770df6a6093
     by Bruno Haible. Reported by Jakub Wilk. Thanks a lot.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Add g++ (>= 4:7) to Build-Depends to ensure it's built with GCC 7.
   * Update shlibs file for libasprintf0v5. Closes: #871271.
   * msgfmt: Remove POT-Creation-Date field from the header in the output.
     Taken from upstream commit d13f165b83701dffc14f7151419e0c00c00c0d1b.
     Should help reproducible builds. Closes: #792687, #825436.
   * Drop spurious spaces/tabs in the changelog.
   * Activate ldconfig via triggers.
   * Build against libunistring2.
   * Rename patches to *.patch.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Use debhelper more.
   * Try to support cross-builds. Closes: #833894.
   * Disable OpenMP support on m68k and sh4. Closes: #846932.


gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * New upstream release.
   * Drop 02-msgfmt-default-little-endian. Adopted upstream.
   * Regression regarding Glade support should be fixed. Closes: #824642.
   * Make debian/rules shorter by using some debhelper commands.
   * Rename some debian/* files to adopt debhelper naming scheme.

gettext (0.19.7-2) unstable; urgency=high

   * Install version specific data files from /usr/share/gettext-VERSION.
     This should fix glade support. Thanks to Daiki Ueno. Closes: #809846.


gettext (0.19.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium

   * New upstream release.
   * Drop libexpat1-dev from Build-Depends, following upstream.

gettext (0.19.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium

   * New upstream release.
   * Drop debian/patches/03-fix-gettextize-version. No longer needed.
   * Drop dependency of gettext-base on libasprintf0v5 as it dates from
     a split made in release
   * Keep curl and friends in Recommends, for translators.
     Move autopoint, libasprintf-dev and libgettextpo-dev to Suggests.
   * Downgrade libasprintf0v5 to optional.
   * Add debian/upstream/signing-key.asc and improve debian/watch file.
   * has now a general mechanism to set the header of
     a POT file, using $(DOMAIN).pot-update. This could be used to set
     copyright holders and other things. Closes: #682580.
   * Fix po-mode handling of msgfmt version number. Closes: #798903.
   * Drop Pre-Depends on multiarch-support, because a stable release
     has already happened.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * New upstream release.
   * New C++ ABI. libasprintf0c2 becomes libasprintf0v5.
     Thanks a lot to Matthias Klose. Closes: #793897.
   * Add patches/03-fix-gettextize-version to avoid FTBFS bugs on
     packages using autopoint and friends. See bug-gettext for details.

gettext (0.19.4-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * Fix msgunfmt segfaults. Closes: #772088.
   * Drop obsolete patches:
   - 03-libtool-powerpc-le.
   - 04-xgettext-fix-double-free.
   - 05-msgunfmt-fix-segfault.
   - 06-msgfilter-fix-read-buffer-allocation.
   - 99-config-guess-config-sub.
   * Drop way obsolete build-time test for glibc >= 2.2.
   * Drop debian/rules hack to keep timestamps.
   * Create md5sums in a reproducible way.
   * Fix mtimes before building binary packages.


gettext (0.19.3-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * xgettext: Fix double-free in singular/plural argument extraction.
     Patch extracted from upstream commits 8137d2b and 84044b5.
   * msgunfmt: Fix segfault on certain (slightly corrupted) .mo files.
     Patch extracted from upstream commit abf93d1. Closes: #769901.
   * msgfilter: Fix read buffer allocation for empty input.
     Patch extracted from upstream commit 06e206f.

gettext (0.19.3-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * Updated /etc/emacs/site-start.d/50gettext.el to avoid error on .po
     inside a tar file. Thanks a lot to Kevin Ryde. Closes: #628644.
   * Report error on incomplete multibyte sequence. Closes: #763820.
   * Dropped infinite recursion patch, renumber remaining patches.
   * Dropped -I/usr/include/libxml2 hack in configure call introduced
     in version 0.17-7 as it's no longer needed.

gettext (0.19.2-3) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Applied patch by Eric Blake to and
     fixing an infinite recursion in m4 that prevented util-linux
     to be build. Closes: #764580.
   * Updated config.guess and config.sub.

gettext (0.19.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Added "Multi-Arch: foreign" to gettext-base. Closes: #760410.

gettext (0.19.2-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. Closes: #755221.
   * Dropped unused lintian overrides.
   * Dropped 05-quotes-around-pwd-in-project-id. Adopted upstream.
   * Use upstream tar.xz which is a lot smaller than tar.gz.
   * Added gettext-tools/src/msgfmt.c to the list of files
     touched by debian/rules, as we don't modify it so much
     that msgfmt.1 or msgfmt.1.html need to be regenerated.
     This will avoid a build dependency on groff (for now).

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Made gettext-el to depend on emacs, not emacs23. Closes: #754014.
   * Applied Ubuntu patch for little-endian powerpc. Closes: #754146.
     This would result in extra build-dependencies (autoconf) because
     of the timestamps, so we keep them in debian/rules before build.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Added "Multi-Arch: foreign" to autopoint, to be used in cross-build
     environments. Closes: #753003. Thanks to Helmut Grohne.
   * Do not ship an empty usr/lib in gettext-base.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * Updated build profile to use DEB_BUILD_PROFILES. Closes: #750044.
     Thanks a lot to Wookey for the patch.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * New upstream release.
   * Dropped 07-disable-m4-include-when-tracing.


gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fixed autopoint problem that made coreutils build to fail.
     Patch by Daiki Ueno. Closes: #730321.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.

gettext (0.18.3-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * xgettext now partially supports JavaScript. Closes: #590724.
   * xgettext and msgfmt's format string checking now recognize Python
     format string in braced syntax (PEP 3101). Closes: #668226.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * Changed Depends on libasprintf-dev and libgettextpo-dev to Recommends.
   * Drop and, as those libraries are
     for internal use only and not meant to be used by other packages.
   * The infrastructure archive now uses xz compression. Closes: #660391.
     Changed Depends and Build-Depends accordingly.
   * Modified debian/rules to support bootstrapping. Closes: #709559.
   * Deprecated macro AM_PROG_MKDIR_P not used anymore. Closes: #709740.
   * Review of patches in debian/patches:
   * 01-do-not-use-java-in-urlget. Kept.
   * 02-no-usr-share-info-dir-gz. Dropped in favour of AM_UPDATE_INFO_DIR.
   * 03-fix-xgettext-crash. Dropped. Now upstream.
   * 04-new-scheme-syntax. Dropped. Now upstream.
   * 05-quotes-around-pwd-in-project-id. Kept.
   * 06-msgfmt-default-little-endian. Kept.
   * 07-eglibc-21.6-ftbfs-nogets. Dropped. Obsolete.
   * 99-config-guess-config-sub. Updated.


gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * Split out libgettextpo-dev and libasprintf-dev for multiarch
     dependencies. Thanks to P.J McDermott for core patch. Closes: #683751.
   * Fix FTBFS on eglibc-2.16 (gets removal/outdated gnulib). Closes: #693361.
   * Thanks a lot to Colin Watson and Wookey, as they did all the work.
   * Keep in gettext for now, for safety.
   * Note: This is a "conservative release" which tries to be nice with
     autobuilders using unstable. After the release of wheezy, the following
     changes will be made: a) Change gettext Depends on the new -dev packages
     to just Recommends, and b) Drop and,
     as those libraries are for internal use only and not meant to be used
     by other packages. Those changes will be made regardless of this release
     entering wheezy or not. Debian derivatives (like Ubuntu) are welcome to
     do them now, as it is what will eventually happen in Debian.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * Build with hardened build flags.
   * Use Breaks instead of Conflicts for autopoint (lintian warning).
   * Use $(STRIP) on ELF binaries. not just on libraries.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * Modified msgfmt to always create little endian .mo files.
     Thanks a lot to Steve Langasek. Closes: #671257.
   * Updated config.guess and config.sub.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * Create symlinks required by new emacs policy using "ln -sf".
     Thanks to Agustín Martín. Closes: #671353.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * Run dpkg-shlibdeps on libraries, as it should be. Closes: #670588.
     This makes --no-as-needed not required after all. Closes: #604778.
   * Put symlinks to .el files where emacs can find them, following
     the latest emacs policy. Closes: #664551.
   * Changed project-id to use quotes around pwd. Closes: #654779.
   * Split out libgettextpo0 for multiarch. Closes: #646034.
     Thanks a lot to Steve Langasek.
   * Split out libasprintf0c2 as well. For now, gettext-base depends
     on libasprintf0c2 so that it's not missed on upgrades, for this reason
     this library is Priority: standard as well. After the release of wheezy
     we can think about this again.
   * Dropped README.Debian, no longer needed.


gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * Applied patch by Bruno Haible to teach xgettext about new scheme
     syntax. Reported by David Pirotte. Closes: #641371.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * Applied patch by Bruno Haible to fix xgettext crash when extracting
     a message with plural that is excluded. Closes: #608181.
   * Dropped obsolete -D_REENTRANT. Use --enable-threads instead.


gettext ( unstable; urgency=high

   * Do not include /usr/share/info/dir.gz file in binary package if
     install-info is present during the build. Closes: #597407.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=medium

   * Changed lynx to lynx-cur in gettext Recommends, as lynx is a dummy
     transitional package. Closes: #595741.

gettext ( unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * Added Conflicts: autopoint (<= 0.17-11) to gettext, as the old dummy
     autopoint had a dependency on gettext that should have been versioned
     and the current gettext package no longer contains the autopoint script.
   * Dropped cvs and rcs from Build-Depends. No longer needed.
   * Dropped options --without-cvs and --with-git from ./configure call,
     as those are now the default.
   * Added Build-Depends: libunistring-dev.

gettext (0.18-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * When called with options --statistics and --verbose, msgfmt now prints
     the filename as a prefix of the statistics line. Closes: #320174.
   * Changed 50gettext.el to behave if gettext-el is removed but not purged.
     Thanks to Kevin Ryde. Closes: #422664.
   * Fixed infinite loop in po-previous-translated-entry. Closes: #496944.
   * Makevars now allows passing options for msgmerge. Closes: #538137.
   * autopoint now supports multiple PO directories. Closes: #538150.
   * Upstream includes zh_CN translation. Closes: #559051.
   * Lots of programs now support --color. Closes: #573704.
   * Fixed xgettext problem with perl strings. Closes: #573770.
   * Changed autopoint so that it uses git instead of cvs. As the autopoint
     package was created to avoid gettext to depend on cvs, we are not going
     to make gettext to depend on git now. Moreover, as packages using
     autopoint and still having cvs in their build-depends would not work
     anymore even if autopoint is still kept in the gettext package, this
     effectively puts an end to the transition period: packages using
     autopoint must build-depend on autopoint now.
   * Do the actual move of autopoint stuff to the autopoint package.
   * Applied patch from Bruno Haible to not publicize the builder's name
     and email in the small git repository created for autopoint.
   * Added cvs, rcs and git to build-depends, because of the above.
   * Updated README.Debian to match current status of autopoint package.
   * Removed way obsolete versioned Replaces everywhere, as we don't
     support upgrades which skip releases.

gettext (0.17-11) unstable; urgency=low

   * Enable java on all architectures, by using default-jdk.
     Thanks to Petr Salinger. Closes: #578602.

gettext (0.17-10) unstable; urgency=low

   * Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source format, 10 patches.
   * Create an autopoint package. Packages using autopoint should now
     build-depend on it and drop cvs if they don't use it directly.
     After packages have been updated, the autopoint script will actually
     be moved to the autopoint package. This procedure avoids breaking
     affected packages during the transition period.
   * gettext now recommends autopoint, not cvs.
   * Rewrite of README.Debian to match reality.
   * Added homepage.

gettext (0.17-9) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added several lintian overrides.
   * Do not ship empty directories in /usr/share/locale.
   * gettext-el: Update Depends to current emacs (emacs23).
   * Disable java for hurd-i386, kfreebsd-amd64 and kfreebsd-i386,
     as they don't have openjdk yet. Closes: #568390.


gettext (0.17-8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Modified files to avoid /usr/share/info/dir.gz.
   * Handle info files as indicated by policy 3.8.3.
   * Removed useless calls to install-docs.
   * Updated config.guess and config.sub.
   * Removed useless .la files.

gettext (0.17-7) unstable; urgency=low

   * Moved gettext-el to section lisp.
   * Disabled mono stuff, as compilation now fails in squeeze.
   * Moved cvs from Suggests to Recommends, as indicated by DEPENDENCIES
     document in source, for the benefit of people who tell apt to treat
     recommends as depends and just want to play with gettext. People building
     Debian packages should still read README.Debian. Closes: #506022.
   * Recognize the perl 5.10 operator '//'. Closes: #519759.
   * Build-Depends on openjdk-6-jdk, not jikes-classpath. Closes: #529496.
   * Really depend on libxml2 instead of using the embedded version.


gettext (0.17-6) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added libncurses5-dev, libxml2-dev, libglib2.0-dev and libcroco3-dev
     to Build-Depends, needed for the --color option of the various programs.
     Otherwise, an embedded version is used, which is forbidden by policy.
   * Standards-Version: 3.8.0.

gettext (0.17-5) unstable; urgency=low

   * Changed gettext-el dependency from emacsen to "emacs22 | emacsen".
   * Run "make distclean" only if Makefile exists, but do not ignore errors.
   * po-mode: Do not duplicate headers with emacs23. Closes: #504356.

gettext (0.17-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fixed xgettext crash with some unicode chars. Closes: #493218.
   * Fixed wrong updating of POT-Creation-Date by msgmerge. Closes: #496282.
   * Both patches by the author.

gettext (0.17-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added lpia to the list of supported mono archs. Closes: #455842.
     Requested by Ubuntu, but completely harmless for Debian.
   * Added --disable-native-java to ./configure call to prevent gcj from
     being used even if it's installed. This avoids a Build-Conflicts: gcj
     and fixes a "FTBFS in unclean chroot" bug. Closes: #474901.
   * Changed po-mode.el to save buffer when PO-Revision-Date is hold.
     Approved by the author. Thanks to Kobayashi Noritada. Closes: #482364.
   * Converted doc-base file to UTF-8. Moved to "Programming" section.


gettext (0.17-2) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Changed po-mode.el to use new-style backquotes. Closes: #453103.
     Thanks to Agustin Martin for the report.

gettext (0.17-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. Closes: #451091. See the NEWS for details.
   * Public domain files are clearly marked as such. Closes: #412310.
   * Fixed xgettext problem with python unicode strings. Closes: #433743.
   * Added file to Build-Depends, as it's used by debian/rules. This was
     probably dropped in 0.12.1-6 after the build problem on ARM was fixed
     the right way by using the latest libtool. Previously, the old libtool
     used "file" on the ARM architecture.
   * gettext tools are now under GPL version 3.

gettext (0.16.1-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fixed po-check-file-header bug in po-mode.el. Closes: #385005.
   * Modified description of gettext-el package. Closes: #422649.
   * Moved java files to /usr/share/java. Closes: #376601.
   * Added missing library dependencies to gettext-base.
   * Fixed name for zh-cn team. Closes: #428594.
   * Fixed typo in po-mode.el. Closes: #412656.


gettext (0.16.1-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. See the NEWS file for details.
   * Use -no-site-file instead of --no-site-file, to make xemacs happy.
     Thanks to Luis Rodrigo Gallardo for the report. Closes: #399284.
   * Fixed xgettext segfault with lisp files, which made other packages
     to FTBFS. Thanks to Martin Pitt for the report. Closes: #400187.

gettext (0.15-3) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fixed perl parser by updating x-perl.c from CVS (Closes: #386912).
   * Build C# stuff using mono, not pnet. This fixes a FTBFS bug, as pnet
     is currently uninstallable.

gettext (0.15-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fixed xgettext segfault on certain scheme input (Closes: #384698).
     Patch by Bruno Haible.

gettext (0.15-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release (Closes: #381534).
   * Improved msgmerge error message (Closes: #305703).
   * Recognize Bash process substitution syntax (Closes: #374483).
   * The 'mkinstalldirs' shell script is no longer needed and no longer
     installed by gettextize (Closes: #378239).
   * The manual is now dual-licensed as GNU GPL and GNU FDL with no
     Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Text, and no Back-Cover Texts,
     so we can distribute it in main in either case.
   * Applied patch from Bruno Haible to fix a bug in xgettext.
     See gnu.utils.bug for details.

gettext (0.14.6-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. From the NEWS file:
   - Updated the meaning of 'gcc-internal-format' to match GCC 4.1.
   * Changed x-php.c to fix xgettext problem with PHP (Closes: #366131).

gettext (0.14.5-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Reverted change made to gettext.m4, as it breaks autopoint.
     The change will be made in the next upstream version anyway.
     Thanks a lot to Ben Pfaff for the report (Closes: #367263).
   * Added C# support for architectures having a recent pnet.
   * gettext now contains and
   * gettext-base now contains GNU.Gettext.dll.

gettext (0.14.5-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Modified po-mode.el so that po-validate loads compile.el (Closes: #316852).
   * Modified to be more friendly to zsh (Closes: #343354).
   * Modified gettext.m4 to avoid calling AM_NLS twice (Closes: #353435).
   * Put gettext-base in section utils, following the override file.
   * Removed no longer required Build-Depends-Indep: texi2html.


gettext (0.14.5-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * New C++ ABI. gettext-base now Provides: libasprintf0c2.
   * Changed shlibs file accordingly.

gettext (0.14.5-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.

gettext (0.14.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Moved libgettextpo from gettext-base to gettext, where it belongs.
     As libgettextpo depends on libgettextlib, which is in gettext, this
     should remove an undeclared (and undesired) dependency of
     gettext-base on gettext (Closes: #307749). The blender package
     should work again if their dependencies are installed.
     Thanks to Steve Langasek for the report.
   * Moved Provides: libgettextpo0 from gettext-base to gettext.
   * gettext now Replaces: gettext-base (<= 0.14.4-1).
   * Moved the libgettextpo bit of shlibs in gettext-base to gettext.

gettext (0.14.4-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.

gettext (0.14.3-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * Added watch file.

gettext (0.14.2-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream (bugfix) release.
   * The Debian diff is small again.
   * The copyright file is now in UTF-8.
   * A lot of files have relaxed licensing terms.
   * Improved manual about eval_gettext (Closes: #279992).
   * is now both a shell function library and a shell script,
     so /usr/share/gettext/ is dropped (Closes: #292759).

gettext (0.14.1-10) unstable; urgency=low

   * Removed dependency on libgcj4 by not using gcj anymore (Closes: #292988).
   * Added "curl | wget | lynx" to the Recommends field and disabled GetURL
     call from urlget.c. This should be a better fix for Bug#244215.
   * gettext now includes gettext.jar for java development.
     For this to work, you will need a Java Virtual Machine.

gettext (0.14.1-9) unstable; urgency=low

   * Changed to be a symlink to /usr/share/gettext/
   * Changed architecture-dependent build-dependencies to be inclusive
     rather than exclusive, to not break unreleased architectures.

gettext (0.14.1-8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added java support, using jikes-classpath and also gcj when available.
   * Weird java error from msginit should now be gone (Closes: #244215).
   * gettext-base now provides libintl.jar (Closes: #259730).
   * Debian changelog is now in UTF-8.

gettext (0.14.1-7) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Fixed remaining vulnerability in autopoint, where temporary directories
     were created using an unknown umask (Closes: #286392).
     Patch by Bruno Haible. Thanks to Javier for the report.


gettext (0.14.1-6) unstable; urgency=high

   * Fixed xgettext misparsing of perl source (Closes: #269059).
     Patch by Guido Flohr, approved by Bruno Haible.
   * Added Suggests: gettext-doc to gettext (Closes: #270886).
   * Improved description of gettext-doc (Bug #270886 also).
   * Fixed gettextize and autopoint insecure behaviour regarding
     temp files (Closes: #278283). This is CAN-2004-0966.
     Patch by Mark J. Cox, slightly modified by Martin Pitt.
     The patch hardcodes `:' as the PATH separator, so it will not work
     on non-Unix Debian architectures (sorry), but should be good enough
     for the 11 architectures in sarge, the Hurd and the *BSDs.

gettext (0.14.1-5) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fixed Tag Table in info file. If this does not fix Bug #260048,
     install-info should find a better excuse to fail.

gettext (0.14.1-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fixed info file (Closes: #260048).

gettext (0.14.1-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Simplified Build-Depends. Now glibc is required to be >= 2.2 by using
     a run-time test. This will break autobuilders still running potato.
   * Improved ABOUT-NLS wording (Closes: #239456).
   * Updated manual regarding python bug (Closes: #246334).
   * Updated gettext-tools/projects/TP/teams.html (Closes: #248224).
   * Relibtoolized with libtool 1.5.6-1 (Closes: #258178).
   * Added README.Debian (Closes: #258433).

gettext (0.14.1-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added libexpat1-dev to Build-Depends, for glade support.
   * Added libc0.1-dev to Build-Depends, for GNU/kFreeBSD.
   * Removed special-casing of knetbsd-gnu in debian/rules.

gettext (0.14.1-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release, relibtoolized with libtool 1.5.2-1,
     autoconf 2.59-2 and automake 1.8.2-1.
   * Added --disable-csharp to ./configure call, just in case.

gettext (0.13.1-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Fixed xgettext, which sometimes does not print comments found in
     source files. Patch by Bruno Haible (Closes: #227339).
   * Fixed msginit, which segfaults if input file has no header.
     Patch by Bruno Haible (Closes: #227652).

gettext (0.13.1-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * Relibtoolized with libtool 1.5-8, autoconf 2.59-1 and automake 1.7.9-3.
     This should ensure a correct build under all architectures, but it also
     prevents libgettextsrc being linked against the previously installed
     libgettextlib, otherwise we would need a Build-Conflicts: gettext.
   * Added libc1-dev (>= 2.2) to Build-Depends, for GNU/K*BSD systems.


gettext (0.12.1-8) unstable; urgency=medium

   * gettext-base now Replaces: gettext (<= 0.12.1-1), since libasprintf
     shared library was present on gettext_0.12.1-1 (Closes: #216406).

gettext (0.12.1-7) unstable; urgency=low

   * Modified two files so that install-info is never called
     during the build, to prevent /usr/share/info/dir.gz to appear.
   * Added -D_REENTRANT to CFLAGS, since there are libraries here.

gettext (0.12.1-6) unstable; urgency=low

   * Updated libtool stuff using Debian libtool_1.5-2, required by ARM.
     Version 1.5-1 used in gettext_0.12.1-4 did not really work.

gettext (0.12.1-5) unstable; urgency=low

   * Strip static libraries using --strip-debug.
   * Strategically touch files in the build target to convince make that
     no file does really need to be regenerated using automake or autoconf.
   * While we are at it, the warning about autoheader should disappear too.

gettext (0.12.1-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Reorganized debian/rules almost entirely.
   * Added ABOUT-NLS to /usr/share/doc/gettext-base.
   * Updated libtool stuff using Debian libtool. I expected this would allow
     the build-dependency on file to be removed, but I was wrong, see 0.12.1-6.
     Note: The size of the diff is not an error, it's the result of updating
     everything to not build-depend on autoconf either.
   * autopoint should now parse intl/VERSION correctly (Closes: #204384).
     Patch by Denis Barbier.
   * Restored libasprintf and libgettextpo shared libraries (closes: #209398),
     which should now be handled in a more orthodox way, namely:
   - Added a shlibs file to gettext-base.
   - gettext-base provides libasprintf0 and libgettextpo0.
   - gettext provides libasprintf-dev and libgettextpo-dev.

gettext (0.12.1-3) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Added file to Build-Depends. This should now build under ARM.

gettext (0.12.1-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Modified autoconf-lib-link/m4/lib-prefix.m4 to prevent a duplicate
     macro definition problem. Patch by Bruno Haible (Closes: #196648).
   * Added build-dependency on automake1.7, because of the above.
   * Removed shared libraries libasprintf and libgettextpo. For now, only
     the static libraries will be supported.

gettext (0.12.1-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. gettext is now two packages in one.
     Debian gettext-base is upstream gettext-runtime, and Debian gettext
     is upstream gettext-tools (approximately). BTW, gettext-base is much
     smaller than before because message catalogs have been splitted.
   * Moved section 3 manpages from gettext to gettext-base, as recommended
     by PACKAGING. Updated Replaces: field accordingly.
   * mkinstalldirs is now in sync with archive.tar.gz (Closes: #157097).
   * autopoint uses func_fatal_error, not fatal_error (Closes: #158383).
   * autopoint needs cvs, so gettext Suggests: it (Closes: #166477).
   * If the m4 dir is an absolute path, ignore it (Closes: #192159).


gettext (0.11.5-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. Noteworthy changes:
   - There are now two shared libraries on which many of the tools depend,
     but there will be no shlibs file, or -dev package, or static libraries
     because the libraries are undocumented and for internal use only.
   - A file called libintl.jar was supposed to be created during the build,
     but gcj is excluded as a valid Java compiler, so to ensure that the
     package is built in exactly the same way on every architecture, there
     is now a Build-Conflicts: java-compiler. Sorry.
   - There is now a much improved manual. Interested parties are strongly
     encouraged to (re-)read it. In particular, people using gettextize on a
     regular basis should consider using the new `autopoint' tool instead.
   - Since there are now upstream manpages, the old ones are removed from
     the debian directory.
   * The following bugs in 0.10.40 are now fixed:
   - po-mode can now open a new .po file using emacs21 (Bug #137353).
   - xgettext -D does no longer break -j (Bug #147341).
   - Manual is clarified about xgettext and .pot extension (Bug #147624).
   - po-mode accepts mailing lists not at (Bugs #149137 and #154580).
   * More info at /usr/share/doc/gettext/NEWS.

gettext (0.10.40-8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Made gettext-el prerm and postinst fault-tolerant, since emacsen-common
     is not. Should allow upgrades from woody.

gettext (0.10.40-7) unstable; urgency=low

   * gettext does no longer depend on gettext-el.
   * gettext-el now depends on emacsen.

gettext (0.10.40-6) unstable; urgency=low

   * New Hurd ABI. Changed libc0.2-dev to libc0.3-dev in Build-Depends.
     Closes: #144562.

gettext (0.10.40-5) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Modified /etc/emacs/site-start.d/50gettext.el so that it only uses
     modify-coding-system-alist when it's actually ok to do so.
     This closes: #110416 (xemacs21) and also closes: #141446 (emacs19).

gettext (0.10.40-4) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Moved po-mode support to a new package, gettext-el. For now, gettext
     depends on it to ensure smooth upgrades from potato regardless of
     the upgrade method, but this dependency will be dropped after the
     release of woody.
   * Removed the dependency on emacsen-common while gettext still depends
     on gettext-el. This should be safe enough because emacsen-common is
     now more robust, but it is some sort of compromise. After the release
     of woody, gettext-el will depend on emacsen (not emacsen-common),
     to be in full compliance with debian emacs policy.

gettext (0.10.40-3) unstable; urgency=low

   * Modified prerm to be fault-tolerant regarding prerm scripts in
     previous gettext releases which did not depend on emacsen-common yet.
     This is possible because dpkg executes the new prerm if the old one fails.
     Should fix a bug which has been reported a lot of times.

gettext (0.10.40-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added support for DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS. The normal install target
     is used again, passing both INSTALL_PROGRAM and INSTALL_SCRIPT.
   * Moved ngettext and ngettext(1) to gettext-base. Updated Replaces.
   * Added dependency on emacsen-common (Closes: #48681, #65320).


gettext (0.10.40-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. libintl is now under LGPL, not GPL.

gettext (0.10.39-2) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Put new manpages where they belong (Closes: #107651).

gettext (0.10.39-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.

gettext (0.10.38-4) unstable; urgency=medium

   * According to the Debian diff, aclocal.m4 is modified and then some files
     in the `m4' subdirectory, in that order. This may make aclocal.m4 to be
     regenerated during the build, but the `missing' script is unable to handle
     that if automake is not present. Instead of adding a Build-Depends,
     debian/rules now touches aclocal.m4 in the build target (Closes: #104746).

gettext (0.10.38-3) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Added libc6.1-dev (>= 2.2) to Build-Depends for alpha and ia64.
     Thanks to Matt Taggart for the report.
   * Rightly refer to the GNU General Public License in the documentation.
     Reported by André Dahlqvist (Closes: #102237).
   * Modified 50gettext.el to tell Emacs how to determine automatically the
     coding system of every PO file. (Closes: #103530).
     Thanks to Gaute B Strokkenes for the report.

gettext (0.10.38-2) unstable; urgency=medium

   * Made gettext.m4 to work in packages which use autoconf-2.50.
     Patch by Bruno Haible (Closes: #99732).

gettext (0.10.38-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * gettext.m4 syntax should be really fixed this time (Closes: #94362).
   * gettextize now installs plural.c (Closes: #98163).

gettext (0.10.37-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.
   * Fixes gettext.m4 syntax (Closes: #94362).

gettext (0.10.36-2) unstable; urgency=low

   * Registered HTML docs using doc-base (Closes: #63379).
   * Added manpages for every executable (Closes: #92200, #92201).
     Thanks a lot to Michael Piefel for contributing them.
   * Applied two patches from Bruno Haible:
   - Workaround an automake-1.4 bug (Closes: #93119).
   - Removed undeclared build-dependency on itself (Closes: #93275).

gettext (0.10.36-1) unstable; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. It should fix the following bugs:
   - Documentation is now more accurate (Closes: #28696).
   - DESTDIR is now supported (Closes: #38414, #41823, #52571, #85311).
   - gettextize now prints the right aclocal directory (Closes: #38935, #52858).
   - intl/ removes libintl.h upon clean (Closes: #56039).
   - gettextize now checks for $gettext_dir before using it (Closes: #69519).
   - Norwegian Nynorsk is now "nn" (Closes: #87735).
   * Added the file NEWS to the doc directory.
   * Removed build-dependency on texinfo, since the .texi is now untouched.
   * glibc >= 2.2 is now required for the build, to avoid the creation of
     a shared libintl library with features not included in libc.
   * No more ./configure --with-included-gettext. This is also required
     to avoid the shared library.

gettext (0.10.35-17) unstable; urgency=low

   * Build-Depends-Indep: texi2html, not tetex-bin.
   * Updated config.guess and config.sub for ia64 (Closes: #81900).
   * Modified autoload invocation to pass a 4th argument (Closes: #83521).


gettext (0.10.35-16) unstable; urgency=low

   * Build-Depends: texinfo, since the .texi source is modified (Bug #77977).
   * Build-Depends-Indep: tetex-bin (for texi2html).
   * Fixed Bug #79027: gettextize --force --copy destroys intl/CVS.
     Patch from Bruno Haible <>.

gettext (0.10.35-15) unstable; urgency=low

   * Updated po-mode.el to latest version (Closes: #64093).
   * Added missing `\' to intl/ uninstall target (Closes: #67308).

gettext (0.10.35-14) unstable; urgency=low

   * Applied patch from GCC developers to support --keyword=id:argnum.
     This is required to regenerate the .po file for GCC (Bug #57136).
   * debian/rules: Install po-mode.el by hand, so that we do not need
     to Build-Depends on emacsen (Bug #62621).
   * Standards-Version: 3.1.1.

gettext (0.10.35-13) frozen unstable; urgency=low

   * intl/explodename.c: Rewrite _nl_find_language so that it compiles
     with a K&R compiler (Bug #56030, reported by Kevin Dalley).

gettext (0.10.35-12) unstable; urgency=low

   * Use install-strip target instead of just overriding INSTALL_PROGRAM.
     Should make strip happy about shell scripts (Bug #54000).


gettext (0.10.35-11) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added Japanese message catalog from ja-trans_0.5-3.

gettext (0.10.35-10) unstable; urgency=low

   * Added a Replaces field to gettext-base for smooth upgrading from
     version 0.10.35-8 or earlier (Bug #40690).

gettext (0.10.35-9) unstable; urgency=low

   * Created gettext-base, containing the gettext binary.

gettext (0.10.35-8) unstable; urgency=low

   * Moved to base section.
   * Use autoload for emacs po-mode (Bug #32745).

gettext (0.10.35-7) frozen unstable; urgency=high

   * Applied patch (from glibc-2.1.111) to fix security problem (Bug #28850).
     NMU made by Vincent Renardias.
   * By popular demand, make byte-compiling less verbose.


gettext (0.10.35-6) frozen unstable; urgency=low

   * Applied a patch to compile under alpha (fixes bug #30748).

gettext (0.10.35-5) frozen unstable; urgency=low

   * Moved info unregistering from postrm to prerm.
   * Added a manpage for gettext, it tells the user to read the info files
     or the HTML docs in the gettext-doc package (Bug #6287).
   * Follow emacsen policy to byte-compile po-mode.el (Bug #29953).
     (Thanks to Mitsuru Oka for the hints).

gettext (0.10.35-4) unstable; urgency=low

   * Updated config.guess and config.sub from automake 1.3 for the ARM
     architecture (Bug#26283). NMU made by Jim Pick <>.
   * Added HTML docs, in a separate package.

gettext (0.10.35-3) frozen unstable; urgency=medium

   * Added --with-included-gettext to the configure command line.
     Without this option, if gettext is installed while it is being built,
     the resulting gettext segfaults under certain locales.
   * Suggests: emacsen, according to latest policy (Bug #23378).

gettext (0.10.35-2) frozen unstable; urgency=high

   * First upload for hamm, after approval from upstream author.

gettext (0.10.35-1) experimental; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. The Texinfo manual have been clarified and
     this should fix Bug #20072 (gettext ignores "xgettext:c-format" in the
     same line). The comment must be before the string to be translated.


gettext (0.10.32-1) experimental; urgency=low

   * Removed libintl.h and libintl.a by hand.
   * More detailed copyright file.
   * Removed debstd dependency.

gettext (0.10.32-0) experimental; urgency=low

   * New upstream release.

gettext (0.10.31-0) experimental; urgency=low

   * New upstream release. Fixes the info bug.

gettext (0.10.27-0) experimental; urgency=low

   * Added MD5 sums.
   * First libc6 release.
   * Some minor debian/rules changes.
   * Untouched pristine tar.gz source.
   * New upstream version (using new files ltconfig and taken
     from libtool 1.0 to make it build and install properly).
   * debian/tmp/usr/share/locale/locale.alias removed by hand to avoid
     conflict with the one in the `locales' package.
   * Removed "--with-included-gettext" from the configure command line.

gettext (0.10.26-1) experimental; urgency=low

   * Converted to Standards-Version
   * New upstream version.
   * Added updated translations for "sv", "es" and "ko".
   * Moved to experimental.
   * New maintainer.

Old changelog format(s), not parsed

Mon Sep 16 17:15:48 1996  Erick Branderhorst  <>

        * upgraded to mainstream 0.10.24 (not dsc yet)

Wed Jul 17 14:58:30 1996  Erick Branderhorst  <>

        * debian.rules (d): 2
        * debian.rules: install unstripped libintl.a (reported by
        J.H.M. Dassen)

Mon Jul  8 19:44:27 1996  Erick Branderhorst  <>

        * upgraded to alpha 0.10.23

Mon Jul  1 19:44:27 1996  Erick Branderhorst  <>

        * Semi public releases drove up the revision number to 3 (Sorry)
        * debian.rules (binary): for this moment back to static libs
        only, because this gettext code seems to be implemented with glibc
        right now and will probably find its way in libc6.
        * debian.control: a gettext package entry
        * only package been provided right now from the gettext
        sources is the gettext package.

Sat Jun 22 11:18:48 1996  Erick Branderhorst  <>

        * debian.rules (binary): install so lib and symlinks
        * debian.rules (build): CFLAGS = -O2 -fPIC, so lib
        * debian.rules (build): no static -N linking

Fri Jun 21 15:02:24 1996  Erick Branderhorst  <>

        * mainstream alpha version 0.10.20

Tue Jun 11 11:24:53 1996  Erick Branderhorst  <>

        * mainstream alpha version 0.10.19

Tue Jun 11 11:24:53 1996  Erick Branderhorst  <>

        * updated nl.po
        * mainstream alpha version 0.10.16
        * added README-alpha message in debian.README

Mon Jun 10 09:46:57 1996  Erick Branderhorst  <>

        * Initial debian release