Subject: Re: gnupg2 build failure on netbsd-3
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: John R. Shannon <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/11/2006 07:47:50
On Monday 11 December 2006 06:00, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:
> > On Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 12:04:53PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> >> It may also be that gnupg2 doesn't really need the version it claims,
> >> but that's a separate issue.
> >
> > No, it isn't. The *API* of gettext never changed. Some tools got new
> > options and a few advanced features -- but that's no reason to require
> > an update of gettext. In that regard gnupg2 is simply broken. I haven't
> > had time to look at it though.
> Sure it's separate.
> One issue is whether gnupg2 really needs 0.14.1 of the GNU gettext
> package (because of a runtime behavior change, or because it uses some
> of  the new tool options/features at build time).

gnupg2-2.0.1 apparently builds and works without the "required" gettext 
version 15.0. After further testing I'll commit the update to 

John R. Shannon, CISSP
Chief Scientist
DSCI, Information Assurance Division