Re: Include AM_GTK_WITH_NLS in gtk.m4?

On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Damon Chaplin wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Damon Chaplin wrote:
> > > If the AM_GTK_WITH_NLS m4 macro is included in gtk.m4 then all GTK+
> > > apps could make use of it (just like AM_GNOME_WITH_NLS).
> > >
> > > Would there be any problems with that?
> > >
> > > Is there any point in GTK+ apps using the gettext library included
> > > in the intl directory? It seems like unnecessary duplication.
> > 
> > For a lib, no.  (which is what AM_GTK_WITH_NLS is coded for)  For apps,
> > sure...  how else will you provide gettext support if the platform
> > doesn't have it?
> But the GTK+ & Gnome people are telling people to install the gettext
> library if they want gettext support, aren't they?

Right....  they are libs, and there is all sorts of nastiness associated
with including libintl inside a package that is made up entirely of

Other GNOME programs continue to include libintl with their code...
because they are programs, and libintl links statically, that is ok.


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