[Buildroot] [PATCH] gettext-tiny: Make libiconv only target dependency

Alexey Brodkin alexey.brodkin at synopsys.com
Tue Apr 9 07:11:30 UTC 2019


Hi Vadim,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vadim Kochan <vadim4j at gmail.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:40 AM
> To: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com>
> Cc: Alexey Brodkin <alexey.brodkin at synopsys.com>; buildroot at busybox.net; ARC Buildroot mailing list
> <arc-buildroot at synopsys.com>
> Subject: Re: [Buildroot] [PATCH] gettext-tiny: Make libiconv only target dependency
> 
> Hi Thomas, Alexey, All
> 
> On Tue, Apr 09, 2019 at 08:02:07AM +0200, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> > On Tue, 9 Apr 2019 00:54:10 +0300
> > Vadim Kochan <vadim4j at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > libiconv is needed by msgfmt and msgmerge during "translation" on the
> > > host so I think host-gettext-tiny should depend on host-libiconv.
> >
> > There is no such thing as "host-libiconv". We do not need it, because
> > we assume the host system is iconv-capable.
> >
> > The only thing gettext-tiny does for the target is install the wrapper
> > gettext program, so it certainly does not need libiconv.
> >
> > The right fix is to remove this conditional libiconv dependency
> > entirely, and probably we should do the same for the gettext-gnu
> > package.
> >
> 
> Thanks for the explanation!

Are you going to prepare a fix mentioned by Thomas or should I do it myself?

-Alexey


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