Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#1581 closed Bug (fixed)

resolve ambiguity between --enable-gtk and --disable-nls

Reported by: smmalis Owned by: charles
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: GTK+ Client Version: 1.41
Severity: Normal Keywords:


The Wiki claims

nls ... if disabled, it removes the dependancy on gettext and intltool

however running ./configure --disable-nls produces the error messages:

./configure: line 18670: syntax error near unexpected token `0.23,no-xml'
./configure: line 18670: `    IT_PROG_INTLTOOL(0.23,no-xml)'

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by Waldorf

I didn't expect someone to bite the bait this quickly ;-)

So allow me to ask the following: can you actually build the gtk without gettext and intltool? Or the reverse: does it serve any purpose to have gettext and intltool as dependancy if we're not building the gtk?

however, the configure (.ac) does explicitly remove the intltool dependancy with --disable-nls.

comment:2 Changed 13 years ago by Waldorf

smmalis: I assume you build from svn, coud you try to build from the nightly tarball? Of course, following the Building guidelines.

comment:3 Changed 13 years ago by charles

you cannot build the gtk client without gettext and intltool.

it doesn't serve any purpose to try.

As the author of the --disable-nls patch said,

I also noticed that --enable-gtk --disable-nls does not work. Optionally, we could just force --enable-nls if --enable-gtk, but i dont think its needed as no-one sane would combine --enable-gtk and --disable-nls.

My take on this is that it's just a wiki documentation issue, that the wiki needs to point out that nls is required for the gtk build, and that --disable-nls should only be used for headless situations with the daemon and cli. smmalis, Waldorf, does that sound right to you?

comment:4 Changed 13 years ago by charles

  • Milestone None Set deleted
  • Status changed from new to assigned
  • Summary changed from --disable-nls still needs intltool to resolve ambiguity between --enable-gtk and --disable-nls

fixed in trunk in r7347.

comment:5 Changed 13 years ago by charles

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed
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