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Re: Bring back the intl subdirectory please

   Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 14:51:27 -0500
   From: Andrew Cagney <>


   You are aware of this patch, right?

I might not be reading that patch right, but AFAICT that still assumes
that GNU gettext is available (either in libc or as a seperately
installed package).  On most non-GNU systems that isn't the case, and
even if you install it on OpenBSD using the port, it will not be found
since the system compiler doesn't search in /usr/local by default.

We currently have at least six bug reports of people trying to build
GDB 6.3, where things fail (in bfd/) because libintl.h cannot be
found.  I think it is safe to conclude that removing intl/ from the
distribution was a mistake since GDB no longer builds out of the box
on most pristine non-GNU systems.  IIRC we removed intl/ only to fix
problems on non-GNU systems.  Looks like it breaks far more systems
than it fixes.  We should really release a GDB 6.3.1 with intl/ added
back in.  I'm sorry that I didn't notice this before, but I simply
never removed intl/ from my local source tree, so I didn't notice the


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