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gettext-base - GNU Internationalization utilities for the base system

This package includes the gettext and ngettext programs which allow other packages to internationalize the messages given by shell scripts.
0.19.8.1
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0.19.7
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Debian iconDebian 10.0 buster/maindeb0.19.8.1-92019-01-12120 kiB744 kiB
Debian iconDebian 9.0 stretch/maindeb0.19.8.1-2+deb9u12019-09-07119 kiB718 kiB
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Ubuntu iconUbuntu 17.10 artful/maindeb0.19.8.1-4ubuntu12017-11-1048.2 kiB340 kiB
Ubuntu iconUbuntu 18.04 LTS bionic/maindeb0.19.8.1-62018-06-1248.8 kiB336 kiB
Ubuntu iconUbuntu 18.04 LTS bionic-security/maindeb0.19.8.1-6ubuntu0.32019-06-17110 kiB710 kiB
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Ubuntu iconUbuntu 20.04 focal/maindeb0.19.8.1-102020-01-0749 kiB364 kiB
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Manual pages

envsubst(1)

envsubst - substitutes environment variables in shell format strings

gettext(1)

gettext - translate message

ngettext(1)

ngettext - translate message and choose plural form

bindtextdomain(3)

bindtextdomain - set directory containing message catalogs

bind_textdomain_codeset(3)

bind_textdomain_codeset - set encoding of message translations

gettext(3)

gettext, dgettext, dcgettext - translate message

ngettext(3)

ngettext, dngettext, dcngettext - translate message and choose plural form

textdomain(3)

textdomain - set domain for future gettext() calls

Latest updates

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Ubuntu 20.04 focal-proposed/main: Version 0.19.8.1-10build1 introduced

2020-03-22
  • No-change rebuild for libgcc-s1 package name change.
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 20.04 focal/main: Version 0.19.8.1-10 introduced

2020-01-07
  • Make short descriptions more consistent.
  • Use https for both Homepage and upstream URL in copyright file.
  • Really drop libgettextlib.so and libgettextsrc.so (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.
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS xenial-updates/main: Version 0.19.7-2ubuntu3.1 reintroduced

2019-10-02
  • SECURITY UPDATE: Invalid free
    • debian/patches/CVE-2018-18751.patch: fix in gettext-tools/src/po-gram-gen.y,
      gettext-tools/src/read-catalog.c,
      gettext-tools/tests/Makefile.am,
      gettext-tools/tests/xgettext-po-2.
  • CVE-2018-18751
  • Add bison as build-dep since gettext runs/needs yacc in build time
    • debian/control
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS xenial-updates/main: Version 0.19.7-2ubuntu3.1 removed

2019-10-02
Debian icon

Debian 9.0 stretch-proposed-updates/main: Version 0.19.8.1-2+deb9u1 removed

2019-09-07
Debian icon

Debian 9.0 stretch/main: Updated from 0.19.8.1-2 to 0.19.8.1-2+deb9u1

2019-09-07
  • Stop xgettext() from crashing when run with --its=FILE option. Patch taken from Debian 10, which in turn was extracted from upstream git. Should help the inkscape project. Closes: #891347. See https://gitlab.com/inkscape/inkscape/issues/271 for details.
Debian icon

Debian 9.0 stretch-proposed-updates/main: Version 0.19.8.1-2+deb9u1 introduced

2019-09-01
  • Stop xgettext() from crashing when run with --its=FILE option. Patch taken from Debian 10, which in turn was extracted from upstream git. Should help the inkscape project. Closes: #891347. See https://gitlab.com/inkscape/inkscape/issues/271 for details.
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 0.19.8.1-9 reintroduced

2019-08-19
  • 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.
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 0.19.8.1-9 removed

2019-08-19
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS xenial-updates/main: Version 0.19.7-2ubuntu3.1 reintroduced

2019-08-15
  • SECURITY UPDATE: Invalid free
    • debian/patches/CVE-2018-18751.patch: fix in gettext-tools/src/po-gram-gen.y,
      gettext-tools/src/read-catalog.c,
      gettext-tools/tests/Makefile.am,
      gettext-tools/tests/xgettext-po-2.
  • CVE-2018-18751
  • Add bison as build-dep since gettext runs/needs yacc in build time
    • debian/control
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS xenial-updates/main: Version 0.19.7-2ubuntu3.1 removed

2019-08-15
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 0.19.8.1-9 reintroduced

2019-08-14
  • 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.
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 0.19.8.1-9 removed

2019-08-14
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS bionic-updates/main: Version 0.19.8.1-6ubuntu0.3 reintroduced

2019-08-14
  • 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. LP: #1814133.
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS bionic-updates/main: Version 0.19.8.1-6ubuntu0.3 removed

2019-08-14
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS xenial-security/main: Version 0.19.7-2ubuntu3.1 reintroduced

2019-08-02
  • SECURITY UPDATE: Invalid free
    • debian/patches/CVE-2018-18751.patch: fix in gettext-tools/src/po-gram-gen.y,
      gettext-tools/src/read-catalog.c,
      gettext-tools/tests/Makefile.am,
      gettext-tools/tests/xgettext-po-2.
  • CVE-2018-18751
  • Add bison as build-dep since gettext runs/needs yacc in build time
    • debian/control
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 19.10 eoan/main: Version 0.19.8.1-9 reintroduced

2019-08-02
  • 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.
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS bionic-updates/main: Version 0.19.8.1-6ubuntu0.3 reintroduced

2019-08-02
  • 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. LP: #1814133.
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS bionic-security/main: Version 0.19.8.1-6ubuntu0.3 reintroduced

2019-08-02
  • 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. LP: #1814133.
Ubuntu icon

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS xenial-updates/main: Version 0.19.7-2ubuntu3.1 reintroduced

2019-08-02
  • SECURITY UPDATE: Invalid free
    • debian/patches/CVE-2018-18751.patch: fix in gettext-tools/src/po-gram-gen.y,
      gettext-tools/src/read-catalog.c,
      gettext-tools/tests/Makefile.am,
      gettext-tools/tests/xgettext-po-2.
  • CVE-2018-18751
  • Add bison as build-dep since gettext runs/needs yacc in build time
    • debian/control

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