libgpg-error build issue with gawk 5.0.0
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Description

After updating gawk to version 5.0.0, while building libgpg-error 1.36 under MacPorts on Mojave I see the following issue:

        libgpg-error v1.36 has been configured as follows:

        Revision: 85f427f  (34292)
        Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin18.6.0

--->  Building libgpg-error
Executing:  cd "/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36" && /usr/bin/make -j4 -w all 
make: Entering directory `/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36'
/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr/bin/make  all-recursive
make[1]: Entering directory `/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36'
Making all in m4
make[2]: Entering directory `/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36/m4'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36/m4'
Making all in src
make[2]: Entering directory `/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36/src'
gawk -f ./mkerrnos.awk ./errnos.in >code-to-errno.h
gawk -f ./mkerrcodes1.awk ./errnos.in >_mkerrcodes.h
gawk -f ./mkstrtable.awk -v textidx=2 -v nogettext=1 \
		./err-sources.h.in >err-sources-sym.h
gawk -f ./mkstrtable.awk -v textidx=2 -v nogettext=1 \
		./err-codes.h.in >err-codes-sym.h
gawk: ./mkerrcodes1.awk:84: warning: regexp escape sequence `\#' is not a known regexp operator
gawk: ./mkerrnos.awk:86: warning: regexp escape sequence `\#' is not a known regexp operator
/usr/bin/clang -E -I/opt/local/include -isysroot/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/MacOSX.platform/Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.14.sdk  -P _mkerrcodes.h | grep GPG_ERR_ | \
               gawk -f ./mkerrcodes.awk >mkerrcodes.h
gawk: ./mkstrtable.awk:113: warning: regexp escape sequence `\#' is not a known regexp operator
gawk -f ./mkstrtable.awk -v textidx=2 -v nogettext=1 \
		-v prefix=GPG_ERR_ -v namespace=errnos_ \
		./errnos.in >errnos-sym.h
gawk: ./mkstrtable.awk:113: warning: regexp escape sequence `\#' is not a known regexp operator
/usr/bin/clang -g -O0 -I. -I. -o mkheader ./mkheader.c
/usr/bin/clang -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I..   -I/opt/local/include -isysroot/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/MacOSX.platform/Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.14.sdk  -pipe -Os -isysroot/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/MacOSX.platform/Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.14.sdk -arch x86_64 -Wall -Wpointer-arith -MT gen-posix-lock-obj.o -MD -MP -MF .deps/gen-posix-lock-obj.Tpo -c -o gen-posix-lock-obj.o gen-posix-lock-obj.c
gawk: fatal: cannot use gawk builtin `namespace' as variable name
make[2]: *** [errnos-sym.h] Error 2
make[2]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
gawk: ./mkerrcodes.awk:88: warning: regexp escape sequence `\#' is not a known regexp operator
rm _mkerrcodes.h
mv -f .deps/gen-posix-lock-obj.Tpo .deps/gen-posix-lock-obj.Po
make[2]: Leaving directory `/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36/src'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36'
make: *** [all] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36'
Command failed:  cd "/opt/local/var/macports/build/_Users_mariusschamschula_Development_MacPorts_ports_devel_libgpg-error/libgpg-error/work/libgpg-error-1.36" && /usr/bin/make -j4 -w all 
Exit code: 2
gniibe claimed this task.Apr 15 2019, 6:40 AM

I keep this ticket open, since it is also problem for other packages.

gniibe triaged this task as Normal priority.Apr 16 2019, 8:29 AM
gniibe changed the task status from Open to Testing.

Added a fix to GnuPG, too (master and stable 2.2).

kristianf added a subscriber: kristianf.

For reference our downstream tracker of this is https://bugs.gentoo.org/683254 including patches