About native language support (nls)

Michael Hope michael.hope@linaro.org
Wed Nov 16 19:23:00 GMT 2011

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 9:18 PM, Zhenqiang Chen
<zhenqiang.chen@linaro.org> wrote:
> gcc and binutils disable nls. All other packages like gdb enable nls,
> which will give different user experience for different tools in the
> same toolchain.
> Here is the comment in do_cc on why nls is disabled,
> # --disable-nls to work around crash bug on ppc405, but also because
> # embedded systems don't really need message catalogs...
> But I think we'd provide a config for users to enable nls and for
> cross and canadian build, the message is still useful, especially for
> CJK users.
> What do you think about?

We (Linaro) want NLS for everything that runs on the host.  Could you
send a patch?  Might be easier to discuss.

-- Michael

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