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From: Bruno Haible <bruno@clisp.org>
To: bug-gnulib@gnu.org
Cc: Gavin Smith <gavinsmith0123@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: gperf dependency not documented
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2024 00:56:50 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5445983.X9hSmTKtgW@nimes> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ZdeBlMAnWtr0kKCQ@beigestar>

Gavin Smith wrote:
> The DEPENDENCIES file in gnulib states a module that depends on the gperf
> program:
> 
> * GNU gperf 3.0.1 or newer.
>   + 3.0.1 or newer is mandatory, but 3.1 or newer is recommended.
>     Needed if you use the 'iconv_open' module.
> 
> However, it is not the only module that uses this program.  gperf is
> also listed as a dependency of the following modules:
> 
> unicase/locale-language
> unicase/special-casing
> uninorm/composition
> unictype/joiningtype-byname
> unictype/category-byname
> unictype/combining-class-byname
> unictype/property-byname
> unictype/joininggroup-byname
> unictype/incb-byname
> unictype/bidiclass-byname
> unictype/scripts
> 
> Should these be added to DEPENDENCIES?

Thanks for the investigation. I'm updating this entry:


2024-02-23  Bruno Haible  <bruno@clisp.org>

	DEPENDENCIES: Update entry about gperf.
	Reported by Gavin Smith <gavinsmith0123@gmail.com> in
	<https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2024-02/msg00201.html>.
	* DEPENDENCIES (gperf): Mention some more modules which require 'gperf'.

diff --git a/DEPENDENCIES b/DEPENDENCIES
index 3b24f45ad6..e396adbd80 100644
--- a/DEPENDENCIES
+++ b/DEPENDENCIES
@@ -135,7 +135,8 @@ at any time.
 
 * GNU gperf 3.0.1 or newer.
   + 3.0.1 or newer is mandatory, but 3.1 or newer is recommended.
-    Needed if you use the 'iconv_open' module.
+    Needed if you use the 'iconv_open' module or some of the
+    unictype/*, unicase/*, uninorm/* modules.
   + Homepage:
     https://www.gnu.org/software/gperf/
   + Download:





      reply	other threads:[~2024-02-23 23:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2024-02-22 17:17 gperf dependency not documented Gavin Smith
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