[PATCH xwininfo] Use AM_ICONV

Guillem Jover guillem at hadrons.org
Fri Oct 7 04:17:53 PDT 2011


On Tue, 2011-08-23 at 18:43:11 -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-08-23 at 21:24 +0200, Guillem Jover wrote:
> > Needing to include config.rpath in the repository seems quite
> > annoying to me, as it will get out of sync with the upstream version.
> Not really.  config.rpath, while it ships with gettext, really comes
> from gnulib.  Furthermore, it is rarely updated:
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnulib.git;a=history;f=build-aux/config.rpath

Well the true upstream is libtool, but in this case how it trickles
down from there to gnulib to gettext is not our concern. For AM_ICONV
purposes gettext is the upstream for that file given that autopoint
manages it. In any case even if it does not get updated often, having
that file in projects repositories implies it has to be noticed and
manually updated when new version appear.

> > The problem is that autoreconf and autopoint, do not handle packages
> > just using AM_ICONV.
> Unfortunate but correct.

I've reported this now to gettext upstream:



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