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Re: [bug-gnulib] gettext module for packages with gettext included

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: [bug-gnulib] gettext module for packages with gettext included
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2005 11:45:20 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.1i

Hi Paul,

On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 02:16:15PM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> I've found that in practice it's much easier to use
> AM_GNU_GETTEXT([external]).  People who don't have libintl.h builtin
> typically don't care whether you support translations.  On the
> contrary, it's enough of an extra porting hassle that they'll probably
> thank you if you switch to AM_GNU_GETTEXT([external]).

this sounds reasonable.  However I'm speaking about grep-2.5.2, which
should be a bugfix release, so I'd rather stay with gettext included.

But it might be a good idea to suggest AM_GNU_GETTEXT([external])
once the development branch 2.6 is open.


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