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Re: svn commit: r9255 - in trunk: . po subversion/po

From: D.J. Heap <dj_at_shadyvale.net>
Date: 2004-04-02 23:02:13 CEST

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> --On Wednesday, March 31, 2004 11:03 PM -0700 "D.J. Heap"
> <dj@shadyvale.net> wrote:
>> I'll disable them for now but try to get it working when I can. What
>> does
>> the unixy side of things do? Automatically detect it's presence and set
>> things up or is it always required?
> Yup, it's optional. Basically, if msgfmt is in the PATH and
> bindtextdomain() is available (perhaps via libintl or not), then gettext
> support is compiled-in. Note that we'll work just fine without gettext,
> but it'll be really nice if Win32 gets taught how to speak multiple
> languages as well. ;-) -- justin

I've looked at this some more and think the best way to implement it for
Windows would be to setup the 'locale' project as an makefile-type
project that runs a batch file to execute msgfmt on each of the .po
files. And to make sure includes and linking are correct if gettext is
found, of course.

I don't think installing the .mo's falls under the build system's realm
on Windows, that's what the Windows installer will do unless I'm

Any objections, thoughts, or recommendations?


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