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

Vadim Kochan vadim4j at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 07:34:21 UTC 2019


Hi Alexey,

On Tue, Apr 09, 2019 at 07:11:30AM +0000, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
> 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

Sure I will do it, but a bit later today.

Regards,
Vadim Kochan


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