Subject: Re: Suggestion: devel/gettext in current
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ruibiao Qiu <email@example.com>
Date: 02/11/2001 16:36:39
On Mon, 12 Feb 2001 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> we need devel/gettext for some packages, for gettext.m4 and other
> suppliment files. since we don't have autoconf/automake in base system
> we do not ship them with the base system.
Ok, so, do you mean gettext wont be in the future release of
>>Something like in bsd.pkg.mk may be of use:
>>and remove all such "BUILD_DEPENDS+= .../devel/gettext" lines in
>>This can at least save some build time.
> could you tell me what's the difference between them? just to tidy up?
> if we add USE_CURRENT_GETTEXT=yes in the makefiles, the effect is the
> same. (we end up having exactly the same addition to BUILD_DEPENDS).
Oops, I really meant ".if !defined..."
>>It can also avoid the
>>build errors when you have an old a.out gettext package on the
>>way. (This problem caused me a lot of time. :( )
> I don't understand this part at all.
I moved to current from a 1.4.2 system, but I had an old
a.out gettext packages built before. So, when I tried to
build packages, I got a lot of complains about things like
"dgettext" unresolved until I realized the problem and did a
"pkg_delete" on gettext package, and comment out the
"BUILD_DEPENDS+= ../deve/gettext" lines in packages I wnat to