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bug #58669: gettext-tools builds and installs libintl again

Submitter:  Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign>
Submitted:  Sun 28 Jun 2020 08:48:12 PM UTC
Votes:  1  
 
Category:  Build Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

Sun 28 Jun 2020 08:48:12 PM UTC, original submission:  

Hi, using gettext 0.20.2 on macOS 10.13.6 I've built and installed libtextstyle and gettext-runtime separately, and now I'm trying to build gettext-tools separately. It seems that this builds libintl again, and when I `make install` it wants to install libintl again. These results surprise me. I want gettext-tools to use the libintl that I already built and installed previously via gettext-runtime.

The configure output says:

checking whether included gettext is requested... no

...so you recognize that I don't want to use the included gettext...

checking for GNU gettext in libc... no
ar: /opt/local/lib/libintl.a is a fat file (use libtool(1) or lipo(1) and ar(1) on it)
ar: /opt/local/lib/libintl.a: Inappropriate file type or format
od: cannot skip past end of input
ar: /opt/local/lib/libintl.a is a fat file (use libtool(1) or lipo(1) and ar(1) on it)
ar: /opt/local/lib/libintl.a: Inappropriate file type or format
od: cannot skip past end of input
checking for GNU gettext in libintl... yes

...and you recognize that the existing libintl is present and satisfactory...

checking whether to use NLS... yes
checking where the gettext function comes from... included intl directory

...yet you're going to use the included intl directory.

Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign>

 

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