Re: libtool-1.4 / automake-1.4p1

On Sun, 20 May 2001, Drazen Kacar wrote:

> Tomasz Kłoczko wrote:
> > in proper way. All other packages uses this macro only as simple
> > replacement AM_GNU_GETTEXT without using any other abilities this macro
> > .. and all as anyone can see works corectly (seems noones sreems on
> > sometimes broken dependences from (sometimes) generated intl/intl.a).
> It doesn't work correctly. If you're on Solaris and you have GNU gettext
> installed, 0.10.35 macro and various modifications (like the one in GTK)
> would happily conclude that gettext is in libc. Then make would use GNU
> msgfmt to produce .mo files. The end result is that the application would
> not be localized, because Solaris gettext cannot read GNU gettext format.
> GNU gettext 0.10.36 macro doesn't allow this situation to happen.

OK but it is still gettext problem and IMHO this must be fixed in gettext
space not outside (in any other project which uses gettext).
If You know whot is wrong in gettext send a patch for example to this 
list (this will allow prepare fixed gettext for evryone) and to gettext
And still seems any AM_GNU_GETTEXT variants can be removed.

*Ludzie nie mają problemów, tylko sobie sami je stwarzają*
Tomasz Kłoczko, sys adm|*e-mail: kloczek rudy mif pg gda pl*

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