A minor patch to Makefile.in

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jun 27 09:52:00 GMT 2002


On Thu, Jun 27, 2002 at 12:04:19PM -0400, Nicholas Wourms wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>
>>On Wed, Jun 26, 2002 at 01:21:22PM -0400, Nicholas Wourms wrote:
>>
>>>Ok,
>>>
>>>A correction:
>>>"Due to the dependancy of gettext(libintl) and gettext, this pach..."
>>>
>>>This should read:
>>>"Due to the dependancy of gettext(libintl) on libiconv, this patch..."
>>>
>>>Also, Netscape is stripping tabs, so I have attached the Changelog this 
>>>time with the hope it won't be stripped.
>>>
>>
>>Sorry, but this patch isn't acceptable.  If we are going to accommodate
>>libiconv then there needs to be a configure test for it.
>
>A better solution is to include "naked-intl" in the list of cvs modules 
>for the "winsup" ampersand module, then when utils/Makefile.in evaluates 
>"libintl:=${shell $(CC) -B$(bupdir2)/intl/ 
>--print-file-name=libintl.a}", it will statically link dumper.exe to the 
>libintl which *doesn't* depend on libiconv.

No, that's not a "better solution".  configure is what we use for situations
like this.  I don't want to have to start adding libraries to the cygwin
distribution just to work around the fact that configure isn't figuring
out what it needs to figure out.

cgf



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