cvs commit: ports/net-im/pidgin Makefile pkg-plist

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon May 24 01:35:24 UTC 2010

On 05/23/10 15:58, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-05-23 at 14:09 -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 05/23/10 13:22, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>>> marcus      2010-05-23 20:22:38 UTC
>>>     FreeBSD ports repository
>>>     Modified files:
>>>       net-im/pidgin        Makefile pkg-plist
>>>     Log:
>>>     Remove the NLS hooks I missed in the initial commit.  NLS support is
>>>     required.
>> Why is it required? The pidgin authors added the ability to disable it
>> in 2.7, and it works fine with it disabled.
> Given that glib/gtk+ ports generally require NLS, I did not want to
> further complicate Pidgin.  I am requiring it for simplicity.

For those of us who don't need NLS, not having it whenever possible is 
"simplicity." :)

Don't get me wrong, I'm glad that people who need it have the 
opportunity to see things in their native languages, and I'd never want 
to take that away. But for those of us who don't, smaller libs/binaries 
+ less dependencies are good things. I hope you'll reconsider.



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