1.3.4-devel can not compile 1.2.x?

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Sat Aug 6 15:14:14 PDT 2005

On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 11:39:14PM +0200, Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> >>:You have to explicitly set GENCAT=gencat for such a configuration. I
> >>:know it is a (minor) hassle, but we can't simply drop it, because of the
> >>:implications for iterative builds. I also don't want to add the old,
> >>:non-getopt compatible argument handling to the new gencat.
> >You mean other than having to revert to hackish argument parsing? Heck,
> >the cleanest way would be to change the default value in the 1.2 tree
> >based on OS version or make version.
> I seem to fail to see the problem: don't we build gencat as host tool? 
> Or what's the issue?

It is. But it is also used (unnecessarily) build NLS catalogs for the
bootstrap tools and that's where it is bailing out.


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