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To: Gaute B Strokkenes <gs234@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Something is wrong.
From: Thue <thue@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2001 14:10:35 +0100

On Sunday 04 March 2001 11:14, Gaute B Strokkenes wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Mar 2001, greg@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > At some point in the past couple years, I seem to recall some
> > gettext problems; and it was said that in addition to config.cache,
> > there was another file somewhere that needed to be removed if
> > gettext was installed after ./configure had already been run once.
> > Unfortunately, the mailing list archive host seems to be down right
> > now, so I can't search for it.  If you haven't done so already, you
> > might want to "rm -rf" your whole extracted freeciv source
> > directory, then re-extract it.
> There is the infamous intl/libintl.h -> intl/libgettext.h symlink.
> This will be created if you ever configure Freeciv to use the included
> gettext or if configure decides that your system's gettext is not good
> enough.  Unfortunately, if you ever reconfigure Freeciv to use the
> system's gettext, the symlink is not removed.  This results in the
> wrong libintl.h being used.
> The usual symptoms of this breakage are unresolved symbols a la
> 'dcgettext__' etc.  However, the gettext in glibc 2.2+ has had a lot
> of changes compared to the included one, and there's no reason why you
> shouldn't be able to get even more and more interesting breakage this
> way...

I note that link is not removed even when you do a "make distclean". Could it 
be added? (I don't know _that_ much about the build stuff).


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