Subject: Re: gettext library in gnu/usr.bin/grep
To: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/20/2000 00:04:10
>: > we are using local gettext library in gnu/usr.bin/grep. i believe
>: > we should not do this, and migrate to gettext supplied in libc
>: > or whatever (in the future, yes), and we should stop shipping
>: > /usr/share/locale/*/LC_MESSAGES/grep.mo. comments?
>: this patch should do it (may need change in etc/mtree).
>This was added deliberately. While we will move to a libc-based gettext, it
>is not yet available, so using the supplies gettext was acceptable.
i'm concerned about this because those files under /usr/share/locale
can become obstacle to upgrade process.