Fixing Gawk's configure bugs

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Sun Apr 29 18:44:34 PDT 2007

Matthew Burgess wrote:
> Hi guys.
> I'm trying to understand what's causing Gawk's configure script to think that 
> we don't have LANGINFO_CODESET or LC_MESSAGES (currently worked around by 
> hacking config.h manually).
> calls AM_GNU_GETTEXT with an 'external' parameter.  This appears 
> to have the effect of preventing AM_INTL_SUBDIR from being called, which 
> would call AM_LANGINFO_CODESET and gt_LC_MESSAGES, which would set 

This is just an undocumented side effect, and Gawk's should 
call the AM_LANGINFO_CODESET and gt_LC_MESSAGES macros explicitly instead of 
relying upon this effect.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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