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Bug 102958 - Please use a newer gettext version (>= 0.12)
Please use a newer gettext version (>= 0.12)
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: gettext (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Leon Ho
Jay Turner
: 103910 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2003-08-23 08:00 EDT by Christian Rose
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:06 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 0.12.1-1
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Last Closed: 2003-09-19 01:23:04 EDT
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Description Christian Rose 2003-08-23 08:00:18 EDT
I notice that current Rawhide uses gettext-0.11.5-2.

The latest version of gettext is 0.12.1 though, and it would be much beneficial
if Red Hat Linux could use a gettext version >= 0.12. The 0.12 and later
versions adds support for UTF-8 in translatable messages, which is increasingly
needed in the GNOME project (see http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=99005).

I thus suggest RHL use the latest gettext version, 0.12.1.
Comment 1 Kjartan Maraas 2003-09-16 18:26:29 EDT
I second this. Tried building gtk-gnutella today and it failed because of this.
Also intltool-update seems to barf when used with gettext in rawhide because of
the same issue.
Comment 2 Kjartan Maraas 2003-09-16 18:27:23 EDT
*** Bug 103910 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Leon Ho 2003-09-17 09:40:36 EDT
Testing 0.12 this week and will be include to rawhide once finished.
Comment 4 Christian Rose 2003-09-17 13:52:13 EDT
See also bug 104596.

Why gettext 0.12 and not 0.12.1, btw?
Comment 5 Leon Ho 2003-09-19 01:23:04 EDT
yes i meant 0.12.1 :) 
gettext-0.12.1-1 is built. It should be in rawhide once the system is refreshed 

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