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

Vadim Kochan vadim4j at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 06:39:43 UTC 2019

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!

Vadim Kochan

More information about the buildroot mailing list