[PATCH] Modernize gettext infrastructure

Dmitry V. Levin ldv@altlinux.org
Wed Dec 16 14:59:48 GMT 2020


Hi Mark,

On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 03:05:54PM +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi Dmitry,
> 
> On Wed, 2020-12-16 at 02:40 +0300, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
> > Switch to use AM_GNU_GETTEXT, AM_GNU_GETTEXT_VERSION, and
> > AM_GNU_GETTEXT_REQUIRE_VERSION, this allows to stop bundling gettext
> > infrastructure files and let autoreconf invoke autopoint which will
> > set the gettext infrastructure up.
> 
> This is a good idea. And as far as I can see this is correct.
> 
> But it does mean for a git checkout people now need to have gettext-
> tools installed (but not for a released build).

I suppose people are used to it nowadays, given that AM_GNU_GETTEXT
and AM_GNU_GETTEXT_VERSION are quite widespread macros.

> I don't know if all the
> buildbot workers have it installed, so when you do check it in please
> keep an eye on 
> https://builder.wildebeest.org/buildbot/#/builders?tags=elfutils

Is there a way to find it out beforehand?


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