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Re: [bug-gettext] What about moving cldr-plurals to the bin directory?

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [bug-gettext] What about moving cldr-plurals to the bin directory?
Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 23:06:04 +0200
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Hi Michele,

> cldr-plurals is a great utility, and keeping it in the lib directory
> somehow "hides" it.

This is on purpose. The only real use of the 'cldr-plurals' program is
to find the plural formula for a new PO file, and the 'msginit' program
provides access to this functionality.

There is no point in letting users know about this helper program.

> Furthermore, when gettext-tools is compiled on Windows as shared (that
> is, with DLLs), cldr-plurals.exe has a hard life when it tries to
> locate the .dll files, which are located in the bin directory (so
> users need to add the bin directory to the PATH environment variable).

Good point. Fixed through


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