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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Success at last with Sound #15
From: Raahul Kumar <raahul_da_man@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 03:50:24 -0800 (PST)

--- Raimar Falke <hawk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > checking for GNU xgettext version >= 0.10.38... no
> > configure: warning: You may have problems with creating pox files.
> > Please update your gettext package.
> > checking for GNU msgfmt version >= 0.10.35... no
> > configure: error: You are unable to create *.gmo files.
> > This is development version which doesn't include them. Please
> > update your gettext package. We recommend you versions >= 0.10.38. Or use
> > --disable-nls instead.
> > 
> > What is the output of msgfmt --version ?
> > 
> > I still get this obscure mesage about msgfmt, and my version of gnu
> > gettext is 0.10.40, yet the configure script claims it is < 0.10.38. I'd
> > love to know how to check version number of msgfmt, rpm -q msgfmt does not 

> > do it. 
> > 
> > I did not have gettext-devel installed. The error message needs to be
> > improved. I had no idea what package msgfmt was hiding in.
> > 
> > It clearly stated that you don't have msgfmt >= 0.10.35 installed. I
> > don't see a problem in the msg.
> > 
> > 
> > I do. Perhaps you know that msgfmt is in the gettext-devel package, but I
> have not memorised the listings of where every single file in a package is. I
> doubt anyone else has either. Just adding the line - check your gettext-devel
> version would have made things much easier for me. I would not have wasted 
> your time and mine in these emails. 
> We can't assume that msgfmt is contained in a packet
> gettext-devel. You know that there are also people outside which
> doesn't use packages?!

Fine. The alternative as stolen from Ben Webb is

I would add "this may be found in your distribution's gettext or
gettext-devel package" for extra clarity. This message makes no difference for
people without packages.


> > Ah. Offtopic, but the combat sound of ancient units does not make any
> sense.

>>The sound of gunfire when pikemen battles catapault just doesn't feel
> right.
> I just needed a sound to test the fighting. Is one of the sounds in
> stdsounds better suited? Can you provide a better one? IMHO there has
> to be a sound for this.

Okay, there seem to be a few distinct sounds needed for land combat
Land Combat Attacking

Ancient legion/pikemen/etc 

The current combat sound is fine for muskets/riflemen/marines etc.

I found a lot of appropriate sounds at The problem lies in
their license. It sounds rather draconian and I do not believe it to be GPL

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