Subject: Re: libintl.a into base system
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/30/2000 22:22:00
 >  do people think it a good idea to bring it in?  if we do so, we can
 >  nuke most of the pkgsrc dependencies to pkgsrc/devel/gettext
 >  (which is necessary for libintl only, not for other gettext-related
 >  userland tools).  we still need pkgsrc/devel/gettext for catalog
 >  file compiler and other stuffs.  (it may be a good idea to bring it
 >  into gnu/dist/gettext and put reachover makefiles, but that is another
 >  issue).

I fully support bringing libintl into the base system.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>