[Buildroot] libintl.h: need a hint or two

Robert Urban urban at unix-beratung.de
Mon May 17 14:22:54 UTC 2010

I'll answer my own question...


	FLEX_DEPENDENCIES:=gettext libintl

to .../package/flex/flex.mk  seems to have fixed my problem.


Rob Urban

On 05/17/2010 12:20 PM, Robert Urban wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> On 05/17/2010 08:55 AM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
>> On Mon, 17 May 2010 00:03:41 +0200
>> Robert Urban <urban at unix-beratung.de> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to build a router/firewall system.  Thus I've chosen the ipsec-tools
>>> and radvd packages.
>>> These in turn have a dependency on flex.  The flex compile is failing with the
>>> following error, when compiling "dfa.c":
>>> In file included from flexdef.h:102,
>>>                  from ccl.c:34:
>>> gettext.h:26:22: error: libintl.h: No such file or directory
>>> And it's right, there is no "libintl.h" under .../staging/usr/include/...
>>> Please correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems I can only get libintl.h by turning
>>> UCLIBC_MJN3_ONLY is enabled, I get slews of other errors...
>>> I guess I'm doing something wrong.  Can someone help?
>> Do you have the full build log available somewhere and the .config file
>> you are using ?
>> In general, when using a uClibc toolchain, gettext/libintl must be
>> compiled separatly from the C library by using the BR2_PACKAGE_GETTEXT
>> package of Buildroot. So, either flex should depend on it, or it's
>> because the configure cache has been loaded with incorrect
>> informations. Only the full build log can tell.
> as you can see, gettext and libintl are auto-selected by my other choices:
> (config-file):
> The build log can be found at:
> http://www.spielwiese.de/rob/Buildroot/build.log.gz
> and the config at:
> http://www.spielwiese.de/rob/Buildroot/config
> After my last mail I thought I might have some problem with left-over files, so
> I did a "make distclean" and did another build, but the result is the same.
> I git cloned the buildroot environment on the 13th of May, and haven't updated
> it since.
> I would be grateful if you could have a look.
> cheers,
> Rob Urban
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