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Re: lynx-dev Re: lynx2.8.4dev.2.patch.gz

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: lynx2.8.4dev.2.patch.gz
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 22:13:39 -0400

On Tue, Jun 27, 2000 at 11:13:40AM +0900, Henry Nelson wrote:
> > were no improvements in that area, in fact iirc, the newer version had
> > an extra bug in the logic that recognized the non-GNU gettext).
> Wouldn't know whether to refer to it as a bug or not, but there is an
> option to install the tools with a "g" prefix, e.g., "xgettext" becomes
> "gxgettext," _which is documented_ for people installing on Solaris. 
> I cannot believe that you have done much if any exercising of the tools
> included in the intl _package_ distributed with Lynx because you would
> become immediately aware of their "brokenness."  It's not just the
> library and include files that are important.  If you wish to argue that
> those are all you are concerned with, then I repeat my question: what
> makes libintl so different from libz, or libncurses for that matter, that
> it has to be bundled in?

repeating myself: most of what _I_'ve done is repair bugs in the gettext
distribution's configure script and makefiles (which are not fixed in
the current version either).  If you wish, you can certainly install gettext
and link against that.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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