patchWeeChat - Patches: patch #8216, Require gettext 0.17


patch #8216: Require gettext 0.17

Submitted by:  Murilo Opsfelder Araujo <mopsfelder>
Submitted on:  Thu 24 Oct 2013 12:30:56 PM UTC  
Category: compilationPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: Wont DoPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>Open/Closed: Closed
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Thu 24 Oct 2013 07:04:38 PM UTC, comment #4:

The full error (problem with verbatim formatting):

      • error: gettext infrastructure mismatch: using a from gettext version 0.17 but the autoconf macros are from gettext version 0.18
Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>
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Thu 24 Oct 2013 07:03:52 PM UTC, comment #3:

I tried, but I got this error, and I have no idea how to fix that:

Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>
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Thu 24 Oct 2013 06:42:41 PM UTC, comment #2:

Hi Sebastien,

AM_GNU_GETTEXT_VERSION checks for a minimum version. So having it to check for 0.17 will pass on systems with gettext >= 0.17.

But I can live with the fact autotools will be removed from weechat.

You may close this.

Murilo Opsfelder Araujo <mopsfelder>
Thu 24 Oct 2013 01:41:29 PM UTC, comment #1:


I'm not able to compile with gettext 0.17 since it's not available on my Debian (I have only 0.18).

Anyway, you should NOT compile with autotools unless you have a good reason to do that (autotools may be removed from WeeChat in future).
Cmake is the preferred way to compile weechat, and it should work with any version of gettext.

If you really can't use cmake (which is better and faster than autotools), then I guess you'll have to patch the manually.
Or if you have a better solution that would work on a machine with only gettext 0.18, please tell me :)

Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>
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Thu 24 Oct 2013 12:30:56 PM UTC, original submission:

RHEL 6 has gettext 0.17 and it is able to build weechat 0.4.2 using this version of gettext. There is no real need for 0.18 as introduced by commit a3cc9bbe7e5dc868223f87471d1b569506341c86.

Murilo Opsfelder Araujo <mopsfelder>


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sun 09 Feb 2014 09:53:25 AM UTCflashcodeOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Thu 24 Oct 2013 01:41:29 PM UTCflashcodeStatusNone=>Wont Do
      Assigned toNone=>flashcode
    Thu 24 Oct 2013 12:30:56 PM UTCmopsfelderAttached File-=>Added 0001-Require-gettext-0.17.txt, #29458

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