xlocale support (Was: Re: Zarafa port)

Bernhard Froehlich decke at FreeBSD.org
Tue Feb 7 13:35:20 UTC 2012

On 07.02.2012 02:18, rflynn at acsalaska.net wrote:
> Hi,
>> Thanks for starting to work on it! I've added a link from 
>> WantedPorts
>> to that
>> mail.
> Currently stuck on the absence of xlocale(3). Is there any chance 
> these
> get MFC'd to RELENG_9 and RELENG_8? Or should I try implementing them
> in platform*.cpp within Zarafa? The latter looks possible, yet not
> trivial (still have to figure out what it needs from libc_private.h).
> Also open to workarounds or ports that implement these interfaces.

It looks like xlocale support in current still has some problems so it
needs to mature a bit more before it gets MFCd.

Many projects have some fallback if xlocale.h does not exist and just
need a small patch to don't include xlocale.h on FreeBSD. An example
is the patch for multimedia/mlt:


Bernhard Froehlich

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