outdated gettext

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Tue Sep 16 00:50:19 PDT 2003

On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 09:41:58 +0200, Jeroen <crasp at blackbyte.nl> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 02:35:32AM -0500, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 09:27:23 +0200, Jeroen <crasp at blackbyte.nl> wrote:
>> >Hi,
>> >
>> >the port /usr/ports/devel/gettext seems outdated for some time. I 
>> checked
>> >on the gnu.org ftp and found version 0.12.1 available. Why isn't this
>> >version available yet for FreeBSD. It has been available since 27th of
>> >May
>> >2003. Is there any reason why it is not available and if it's just not
>> >updated yet, can you give me any rough date on when it will be updated.
>> ===========================
>> #  cd /usr/ports/devel/gettext ; make -V PORTVERSION
>> 0.12.1
>> ===========================
>> Ummmm... Can you give me any rough date on when you will be update your
>> ports tree? :-)
>> Cheers,
>> Mezz
> I'm sorry, i was just having trouble compiling some software which 
> requires
> gettext/automake/autoconf, and because the last two were outdated i also
> thought the gettext port would be outdated without checking it first. 
> Sorry
> for the *stupid* thought.

No worry, it's recommend you to do the 'portupgrade -rf gettext -m 
BATCH=yes' if you are going to update gettext. In future, you should 
update ports tree and use portupgrade to update all installed apps, before 
you want to install any app. It's way to avoid get the problem.


> kind regards,
> Jeroen Ubbink

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