Subject: Re: catgets vs. gettext
To: Johnny Lam <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/19/2001 14:49:03
>There are some packages, e.g. comms/lrzsz, that try to force using catgets()
>instead of using gettext().  Is this portable across NetBSD/Linux/Solaris?
>If it is, then why do we use gettext?  If it's not, then should we change
>packages that use catgets to use gettext instead (this is usually just
>removing --with-catgets from CONFIGURE_ARGS)?

	there's a good text in, under "The programmer's view".