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Re: automake/autoconf -- a bug and some deficiencies

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: automake/autoconf -- a bug and some deficiencies
Date: 21 Apr 2002 13:54:09 -0600

>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Breitenlohner <address@hidden> writes:

Peter> The package FOO supports NLS, but --disable-nls doesn't work as
Peter> expected (by me). It is true that the message catalogs were not
Peter> installed, however the translations of the manpages into
Peter> various languages were installed.

Peter> In my opinion there should be a concept to handle these
Peter> questions in autoconf/automake.

I agree.  We do need to extend the existing gettext configure code to
handle the documentation as well.

However this is some time off, especially given that automake doesn't
support localized documentation at all right now.

Could you submit an automake Gnats PR on this subject?  That way we'll
at least remember the problem.


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