Subject: Re: dependency to gettext
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/31/2000 14:12:26
Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <> writes:
> 	i'm not sure how to solve the former point.  if configure script in
> 	devel/bison is clever enough to fall back to /usr/lib/libintl.a,
> 	we should need the following lines only:
> 		LIBINTL=	yes
> 		BUILD_DEPENDS+=	msgfmt:../../devel/gettext
> 	but at this moment, those configure scripts do not do the right thing.

From the packages I remember working on, the configure scripts will
check for libintl.h and also whether gettext() is in libintl, and if
either if false, then it will build an included gettext distribution.

     -- Johnny C. Lam <>
        Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University