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Re: GNU Diffutils 2.8 is available

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: GNU Diffutils 2.8 is available
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 17:08:45 -0800 (PST)

> From: Albert Chin <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 14:57:18 -0600
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 12:03:00PM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> > Omitting intl/ is a new feature of gettext, introduced in gettext
> > 0.11.  I've had good experience with it so far, and am inclined to use
> > this feature in the other packages I help maintain.
> Has the new method been tested on non-Linux/Solaris systems?

I haven't gotten any bug reports other than yours.
I assume the new method has been tested with other packages.
Also, I tested it on OpenBSD, where Diffutils built fine without libintl.

> HP-UX 11.00, Tru64 UNIX 4.0D, AIX 4.3.2 and --with-libintl-prefix:
>   checking for GNU gettext in libc... no
>   checking for iconv... yes
>   checking for GNU gettext in libintl... no
> -R is being used on the link line which doesn't work on any of the
> above platforms. I'll try to find out what is going on.

OK, thanks.  I never test --with-libintl-prefix, as I expect that
users who are expert enough employ that option are also expert enough
to debug problems they run into.

Most likely the problem is in m4/lib-link.m4, which is a copy of what
is in gettext 0.11.1.  This tends to be a troublesome area on various

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