Subject: Re: Some problems with gettext after libintl is now in the basesystem
To: Bernd Ernesti <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/01/2000 17:53:22
On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Bernd Ernesti wrote:

:         for cat in $$catalogs; do \
:           case "$$cat" in \
:             *.gmo) destdir=$(gnulocaledir);; \
:             *)     destdir=$(localedir);; \
:           esac; \

: What should we do here?

"We should have waited instead of rushed until we had a full implementation
in basesrc?"  However....

: Remove the check for *.gmo and use always destdir=$(gnulocaledir) ?

Actually, it would be best if `configure' recognized the in-tree libintl as
"GNU" gettext, since it uses the same file format.

-- Todd Vierling <>  *
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