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Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 21:03:43 +0200
From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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Subject: Re: RFD: gettext, iconv, packaging...
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On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 02:25:59PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
> FYI, the new gettext package is NOT imminent.  There are some variables 
> exported from cyggettext*.dll to the msg*.exe programs that are not 
> auto-importable. (direct access to elements in an array of structs).
> So, I need to muck with the code some -- and add accessor functions or 
> something.  So this will take a while.  Fortunately, since these are 
> "private" DLLs, I'm not changing the "external API" outside of the 
> gettext package itself.

If only these two tools are using cyggettext*.dll and the other one,
why not linking statically against them?  I don't see a reason to
have dlls hanging around for that purpose.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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