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To: Thue <thue@xxxxxxx>
Cc: freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Something is wrong.
From: Gaute B Strokkenes <gs234@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: 05 Mar 2001 13:14:45 +0000

On Sun, 4 Mar 2001, thue@xxxxxxx wrote:

> On Sunday 04 March 2001 11:14, Gaute B Strokkenes wrote:
>> 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).

Beats me.  I think it would work, but I'm not willing to guarantee
that nothing will break.  Better ask someone who knows... 8-)

I think that a FAQ entry would probably be enough.

Big Gaute                     
I OWN six pink HIPPOS!!

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