Re: gettext documentation not accurate for Debian?
On Sun, Oct 25, 1998 at 05:08:52PM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> a) There is no libintl.a file in slink, it seems to be included
> in the main libc nowadays.
So it seems.
> b) "remove these definitions" will end up in the following errors:
> this.o: In function `main':
> this.o(.text+0x28): undefined reference to `_'
> Instead you have to turn these definitions into the following in
> order to get your program compiled.
> #define _(String) (String)
> #define N_(String) (String)
Hmm, my understanding was that _(String) was just another way to say
gettext(String). So, you can #define this:
#define _(String) gettext(String)
And you should be okay. Now, I've never actually used gettext, so I don't
know if this macro used to be defined, but now isn't in libc6.
In any case, libintl.h certainly doesn't seem to have the _() define
nowadays. I don't know what N_() does, but perhaps something else in
libintl.h will look right.