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Re: [E-devel] automake 1.10 again

On Tue, 31 Oct 2006 16:01:54 -0500 Michael Jennings <e-devel@kainx.org> babbled:

> On Tuesday, 31 October 2006, at 15:41:27 (-0500),
> Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > the issue here isnt incompatibles, it's that older automake versions
> > didnt error out properly while newer (1.10+) automake's do
> No, the real problem is that gettext has changed in numerous
> significant and dramatic ways, often incompatibly, since we started
> using it (around gettext 0.10).  We've discussed numerous times just
> how big a load of crap gettext is (an assertion that not one person
> has refuted).  The only reason we're still using it is because there's
> nothing any better that does what it does, and raster insists on
> internationalization.

MUST HAVE intl! :)

we could just try implement our own thing - ala QT... but right now.. not in
the mood.

> Clearly config.rpath was added sometime between now and when we last
> got the gettext stuff working.  Once it works, we don't touch it until
> it breaks.  So now it's broken, and we'll get it fixed.  End of story.
> Michael
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