On 28 Apr 2001, Owen Taylor wrote:

> Downgrade to gettext-0.35. ;-(
> Basically, the intl/ from gettext-0.36 is incompatible with
> There are basically three approaches here to fixing this.
>  - Use AM_GNU_GETTEXT; some of the breakage that inspired
>    AM_GTK_GETTEXT/AM_GNOME_GETTEXT has since been fixed.
>    However, we still want the policy "never build intl/" since
>    gtk/gnome-libs require a librarized gettext or nothing, and it
>    doesn't make sense for things that depend on them to build
>    with an included gettext.
>    So, this approach isn't really right. Plus the new AM_GNU_GETTEXT
>    refuses to link against anything but GNU libc gettext
>    or gettext-0.10.36.

Well, since gettext-0.10.36 builds a shared library by default, there
isn't quite so many reasons not to use gettext in libraries on systems
which don't have gettext in libc.


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