Re: locales, msgfmt, and compiling KDE from source
Hm. I've looked in the old localebin and new locales packages and neither
of them contain msgfmt, so now I'm really stumped. Where does msgfmt
On Sat, 6 Sep 1997, Synergistic Effect wrote:
> I have a mixed libc5/libc6 system that is fairly up-to-date with unstable.
> I'm having trouble compiling KDE from source which I think relates to the
> fact that I don't have a locales package. If I try selecting locales, I
> get the following:
> _* Std admin locales Locale data files and utilities.
> **- Req base libc5 The Linux C library version 5 (run-time libraries
> U*- Opt libs tcl76 The Tool Command Language (TCL) v7.6 - libc5 Run-
> U*- Opt libs tk42 The Tk toolkit for TCL and X11 v4.2 - libc5 Run-T
> **- Xtr non-free xsnow Snow in your X server
> **- Std mail biff a mail notification tool
> **- Opt contrib gimp-plugins A set of fairly "standard" plug-ins for the GIMP.
> **- Req base sysklogd Kernel and system logging daemons
> **- Opt non-free pine An e-mail reader with MIME and IMAP support.
> **- Opt net wu-ftpd A powerful replacement for the standard ftpd
> locales not installed; install (was: purge). Standard
> libc5 conflicts with locales (<= 2.0.4-1)
> Without locales installed on my system, however, the make bombs out in
> the middle of building kdebase complaining that it can't find "msgfmt",
> which I believe, from speaking with friends with RedHat, is part of
> locales support.
> What do I do here? I'm too deeply into libc6 to back that out. I can't
> live without the libc5 apps that locales disagrees with above. Can I fall
> back to an older locales? Can I install locales anyway?
> Finally, I had one other little snag with KDE. I installed qt-dev in
> with a --force-depends in spite of the fact that it said it required
> libc5-dev. I do have libc5-altdev on my system. Is this OK?
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