1.3.4-devel can not compile 1.2.x?

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sun Aug 7 09:54:40 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.

    As an alternative we could implement a NO_NLS feature to the build.
    But I still think it's easier to simply support (as in accept and
    ignore) '-new'.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

More information about the Bugs mailing list