[Libreoffice] po2oo: error: no such option: --skipsource

Andras Timar timar74 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 08:56:12 PDT 2011

2011/4/8 Jan Holesovsky <kendy at suse.cz>:
> Hi Andras,
> On 2011-04-08 at 04:16 +0200, Andras Timar wrote:
>> >    Hi.  This is imacat from Taiwan.  I tried to build LibreOffice from
>> > git, and got the following error: "po2oo: error: no such option:
>> > --skipsource".  I'm building on my Debian Squeeze 6.0.1 amd64, kernel
>> > 2.6.32, gcc 4.4.5, glibc 2.11.2.  Is there anything wrong with po2oo?
>> > Or is the po2oo version too old?
>> Internal po2oo (in translate-toolkit module) is patched in order to
>> have the --skipsource option. translate-toolkit 1.9.0 will contain
>> --skipsource. Until it is released, you should use the internal
>> version. configure warns you about this so basically you need to
>> re-run configure and/or re-build translate-toolkit module.
> Can we force the internal po2oo if it does not have the switch, or error
> out if the system one is requested by an option, but does not have the
> feature, please?  To avoid confusion :-)

configure stops if system translate-toolkit does not have this switch.
BTW imacat used the internal one and still got the error. The reason
is unknown to me.

Best regards,

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