[Buildroot] [PATCH] package/vdr-plugin-vnsiserver: package needs host-gettext to build correctly

Giulio Benetti giulio.benetti at micronovasrl.com
Wed Apr 10 10:05:22 UTC 2019

Il 09/04/2019 23:21, Thomas Petazzoni ha scritto:
> Hello Giulio,
> On Tue,  9 Apr 2019 19:45:35 +0200
> Giulio Benetti <giulio.benetti at micronovasrl.com> wrote:
>> During building msgmerge is used, so at the moment if build environment
>> doesn't provide it, build will fail.
>> Signed-off-by: Giulio Benetti <giulio.benetti at micronovasrl.com>
> In retrospect, I think http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/1074926/ is better.
> In fact, my analysis of Fabrice's patch was wrong. Even if the
> gettext-tiny issue gets resolved, vdr-plugin-vnsiserver (apparently)
> still needs msgfmt/msgmerge unconditionally, so we would indeed need a
> host-gettext dependency.
> But Fabrice's patch makes that not necessary, by only installing the
> i18n files when BR2_SYSTEM_ENABLE_NLS=y.

Ah ok, this is clever, since gettext-tiny maintainers pointed they only 
provide stubs and not complete gettext support(this is why it's called 

Thanks for the explanation.
Best regards
Giulio Benetti

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