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@@ -289,16 +289,11 @@ something in the test suite might still depend on the US English
version of the strings, e.g. to grep some error message or other
-To smoke out issues like these Git can be compiled with gettext poison
-support, at the top-level:
+To smoke out issues like these, Git tested with a translation mode that
+emits gibberish on every call to gettext. To use it run the test suite
+with it, e.g.:
- make GETTEXT_POISON=YesPlease
-That'll give you a git which emits gibberish on every call to
-gettext. It's obviously not meant to be installed, but you should run
-the test suite with it:
- cd t && prove -j 9 ./t[0-9]*.sh
+ cd t && GIT_TEST_GETTEXT_POISON=YesPlease prove -j 9 ./t[0-9]*.sh
If tests break with it you should inspect them manually and see if
what you're translating is sane, i.e. that you're not translating