Subject: Re: dependency to gettext
To: Johnny C. Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 11/01/2000 09:06:20
>> 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.
now I guess I understood what is happening...
gettext.m4 (shipped with gettext) has a mistake and it is included in
every GNU product, becoming a obstacle.
--- gettext.m4- Wed Nov 1 09:05:01 2000
+++ gettext.m4 Wed Nov 1 09:05:15 2000
@@ -49,7 +49,8 @@
[AC_CACHE_CHECK([for gettext in libintl],
+ LIBS="$LIBS -lintl"],