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Re: How can I import build-aux/po/Makefile.in.in

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: How can I import build-aux/po/Makefile.in.in
Date: Wed, 2 May 2012 07:19:42 +0200

Hi Eric,

Sorry for the delays,

Le 25 avr. 2012 à 19:36, Eric Blake a écrit :

> On 04/07/2012 05:48 AM, Akim Demaille wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I would like bison to used gnulib's build-aux/po/Makefile.in.in,
>> but I don't understand how I am supposed to do that.  bison's
>> bootstrap is sync'ed with that of gnulib (the current master).
> Revisiting this topic, WHY are we trying to use gnulib's
> build-aux/po/Makefile.in.in?

To address a bug in gettext that hits the packages that use it:
install-pdf and such other recursive targets are not supported.

See http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gettext/2011-05/msg00008.html
for the first report, and
for its recent reactivation.

> Either it matches the version of
> Makefile.in.in that gettextize would have installed for you in the first
> place, or it doesn't match and you face the problems that hit libvirt
> this week.  Can I get some more justification for why this change was
> made in the first place, in case we decide that it is better to revert
> Jim's patches to bootstrap that force the latest Makefile.in.in into a
> project?

The point is to fix a bug in Bison.


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