[Buildroot] libintl_gettext errors at end of build??

Bernhard Fischer rep.dot.nop at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 14:06:18 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 07:28:41PM -0500, joe at smittys.pointclark.net wrote:
>No matter what versions I choose I keep getting ": undefined reference  
>to `libintl_gettext'" error at the very end of the build. I tried to  
>build gettext into the build thinking this would solve the problem but  
>no go, still comes up. Looks like it is looking for it in the kernel  
>build config area? Anyone know why this is happening and how to  
>correct it?
>Thanks - Joe

>make[1]: Entering directory `/root/buildroot/build_i686/linux-'
>   HOSTLD  scripts/kconfig/conf
>scripts/kconfig/conf.o(.text+0x93): In function `check_stdin':
>: undefined reference to `libintl_gettext'

Well sounds like you need gettext on the build-host installed.
You could add a host-gettext to the gettext.mk that installs into the
toolbuild_dir and use that if you do not want or can not install the gettext
that comes with your distro..


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