Subject: Re: GNOME 2 packages and USE_GNU_GETTEXT
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/26/2002 23:49:18
On Thu, 26 Dec 2002 14:31:38 -0800
"Johnny C. Lam" <> wrote:

> There were two distinct periods when many packages insisted on using GNU
> gettext if it was installed -- one was a while a ago (before fake-la), and
> the other was recent (after gettext was updated to 0.11.5).  The problems
> have been resolved, so any remaing USE_GNU_GETTEXT in pkgsrc are probably
> not necessary.

Thanks for the explanation. So we can remove the USE_GNU_GETTEXT from all
gnome2 packages... I will try to do this, but will need time for all the

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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