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Re: [bug-gettext] Uses of obsolete $(mkdir_p) in gettext codebase.

From: Daiki Ueno
Subject: Re: [bug-gettext] Uses of obsolete $(mkdir_p) in gettext codebase.
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 17:57:14 +0900
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Stefano Lattarini <address@hidden> writes:

> I see that gettext still uses the obsolete $(mkdir_p) variable, instead
> of the modern equivalent $(MKDIR_P).  Future Automake versions will only
> define the $(mkdir_p) variable when they see that the obsolete macro
> AM_PROG_MKDIR_P is in use as well.  Since Gettext has stopped using that
> macro since version 0.18.2, the $(mkdir_p) variable (as well as the
> @mkdir_p@ substitution) will no longer be available in the makefiles
> and makefile recipes generated by Gettext.  So it would be safer, in
> view of forward-comaptibility, if Gettext would start using $(MKDIR_P)
> exclusively, dropping any use of $(mkdir_p) that is still present.

Thanks, I've done this for the following files:



However, I've left gettext-runtime/intl/Makefile.in and
gettext-runtime/po/Makefile.in.in untouched, since 'gettextize' script
supports Automake 1.8 or later and I'm not sure if we can safely bump
the required version.  Any suggestions?

Daiki Ueno

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