[fpc-devel] Bug in Gettext?
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Fri Jan 9 14:49:08 CET 2009
On Fri, 9 Jan 2009, Klaus Reimer wrote:
> Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> > Probably the error is in the hash code ?
> > Does GNU gettext take the #4 into account when it generates the hash code ?
> gettext doesn't has its own hash method. It uses the global hash
> function defined in the objpas unit. I already wondered how this can
> work at all. Maybe its the same algorithm as used by the msgfmt tool of
> gettext. Don't know. I have no experience with hash algorithms. But this
> code generates different hash codes so maybe this proves that #4 is not
> ignored in the hash:
> WriteLn(Hash('hallo' + #4));
> WriteLn(Hash('hallo' + #3));
I meant: but based on what does GNU gettext calculates the hash code ?
Is it on:
> Bye, K <http://www.ailis.de/~k/>
> [A735 47EC D87B 1F15 C1E9 53D3 AA03 6173 A723 E391]
> (Finger k at ailis.de to get public key)
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