Subject: Re: Some problems with gettext after libintl is now in the basesystem
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/02/2000 16:40:06
>Take a look at sysutils/mc for how I've been trying to deal with this
>problem.  Prior to trying to make packages SunOS/Solaris friendly,
>I've just been adding the following snippet to configure scripts after
>all the AM_GNU_GETTEXT stuff:
># Set DATADIRNAME to "share"

	gettext.m4 checks undocumented symbol _nl_msg_cat_cntr to detect
	if libintl.a is from GNU gettext or not (i hate the approach!).
	is it okay if I supply this
	symbol in /usr/lib/libintl.a?  if we do this, the problem with
	database pathname problem will go away....