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From: Prashant Ramachandra <rprash AT wilco-int DOT com>
To: "'djgpp AT delorie DOT com'" <djgpp AT delorie DOT com>
Message-ID: <5BF60CD649EDD411A04600B0D049F53A09246C@hydmail02.hyd.wilco-int.com>
Subject: RE: GNU gettext problem
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 18:22:18 +0530
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On Tuesday, February 27, 2001 5:51 PM, Andreas Bauer
[SMTP:just DOT another AT address DOT postoffice DOT net] wrote:
| Hello everybody,
| 
| I just wanted to know if there are any issues to take care of when
| using
| gettext with DJGPP? My Linux application works fine, but inside the
| po/
| directory DJGPP installs a file called Makefile.in-in instead of
| creating
| Makefile.in.in.

Note that the name "Makefile.in.in" is NOT valid under DOS. Therefore it's
been changed to Makefile.in-in. This is done so that compiling packages is
possible under both DOS and Windows (with and without LFN support).

| A quick web search brought up a case which has a similar problem:
| GNU
| grep and those folks wrote _long_ shell scripts to solve that (and
| that I
| don't understand).

Every DJGPP package has those "long" shell scripts. Without that, it
wouldn't be possible to compile under the environments mentioned above.

| So can anyone tell me what Makefile.in-in is and where it comes
| from?

Makefile.in-in=Makefile.in.in

You might want to read
http://www.delorie.com/djgpp/doc/ug/compiling/portgnu.html for all those
details.
--
Prashant TR <tr AT midpec DOT com>
Web: http://www.midpec.com/


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