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bug #42360: When msgfmt is missing, the build fails

Submitted by:  Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Submitted on:  Wed 14 May 2014 06:17:32 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Invalid
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
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Thu 05 Jun 2014 04:21:59 PM UTC, comment #1:

Only an SVN build fails (when msgfmt or msgmerge is missing), a build and install from a released tarball in those cicumstances works fine. So, there is no problem, as README.SVN says to have gettext installed.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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Wed 14 May 2014 06:17:32 PM UTC, original submission:

On a different system, gettext wasn't installed, which resulted in a failing build because ./configure set MSGFMT=':' and MSGMERGE=':', which of course doesn't work.

When msgfmt or msgmerge is missing, ./configure should either bail out, or automatically do --disable-nls.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Project Member


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