[Freeciv-Dev] Re: Something is wrong.
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Gaute B Strokkenes writes:
> 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
I have often done:
And afterwards (in another xterm) test, if I break something (compile
And libintl.h is still threre and causes errors.
--- freeciv/intl/Makefile.in Sat Jul 17 13:46:51 1999
+++ freeciv/intl/Makefile.in.new Sun Mar 4 19:19:54 2001
@@ -171,7 +171,7 @@
- rm -f Makefile ID TAGS po2msg.sed po2tbl.sed
+ rm -f Makefile ID TAGS po2msg.sed po2tbl.sed libintl.h
@echo "This command is intended for maintainers to use;"
Or should we change freeciv/Makefile.am to avoid touching the intl
dir?? (add rm intl/libintl.h)