Subject: Re: gettext-0.14.5 for testing
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/04/2006 21:17:48
On Sat, 4 Feb 2006 wrote:

> I've split the old gettext package into two parts, gettext-tools which
> contains all the things we want for pkgsrc like msgfmt, and gettext
> itself, which is just the autopoint and gettextize and related files.
> The next big steps would be to change almost all uses of devel/gettext
> as dependency to devel/gettext-tools and to teach the tools framework
> about it. I've kept the -m4 package separate since it costs almost zero
> time to build as it is now (no configure and no build) and might become
> handy for packages which want to rebuild configure.
> What do you think?

THis seems fine to me. My only concern (without checking at all) is that 
the gettext-tools package is close to what is expected for the package 
normally known as gettext-tools. (I have not looked at it for a long time 
and didn't look now to see what other distributors ship as 

 Jeremy C. Reed