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Re: lynx-dev Re: International version up to 2.8.1rel.2

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: International version up to 2.8.1rel.2
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 1998 08:04:28 -0500 (EST)

> > > Got the following fatal error (SunOS4.1.3): 
> > > cd po && make CC="gcc" make: Fatal error in reader: makefile, line 
> > > 132: Macro assignment on dependency 
> Any idea at all what this is?  How I might work around it? 

not yet (haven't studied this stuff yet).  I think I know what to look for.
> > Lynx.pot was generated by running: xgettext -f /j/files.t -F -j -p po 
> > -d lynx 
> > where files.t contains the hopefully complete list of modules 
> > containing 
> This is good info to know.  Thanks. 
> > The gmo file is the machine specific language object.  The po 
> > generates code intended for gcc, which I had to use under 
> > Digital UNIX to build that directory. 
> I guess I was a bit too optimistic about all this.  Should I be working 
> on getting the po directory to compile first, and then go to Lynx?  The 
> intl directory seemed to successfully compile, which maybe got my hopes 
> up too high. 

I think I'll probably have to sanitize this stuff - some of the people
working on GNU software have a bad attitude about portability, and
intentionally put in things that make their tools build only with
GNU software.

(vendor-lockin is a Bad Thing, no matter what color your hat is).

Thomas E. Dickey

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