gettext needs a rewrite

Rogelio Serrano rogelio.serrano at
Mon Mar 26 11:05:13 PDT 2007

On 3/27/07, Mike Frysinger <vapier at> wrote:
> On Monday 26 March 2007, Rogelio Serrano wrote:
> > im just wondering if anybody else besides me is thinking of a gettext
> > rewrite.
> >
> > or is catgets a better thing to do?
> maybe, but how is that relevant to busybox ?  gettext is a development
> tool ... when would you actually execute it at runtime on a target system ?
> busybox is for the core runtime utilities, it isnt for integrating the things
> on your development host as your development host is supposed to be large and
> bloated and contain everything standard that developing packages requires
> -mike

im very sorry for the cross post from hlfs. im actually using a
development system on hlfs which uses busybox. and i just had it with
gettext. its so hard to debug.

i was fishing for opinion about alternatives.
im very sorry about that.

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