[R-SIG-Mac] Homebrew R, brewed gettext and --with-libintl-prefix

Stefan Drees stefan at drees.name
Thu Feb 27 09:30:02 CET 2014


I think

brew link --force gettext

is also a viable workaround ... when not being afraid of the wolves
(This pushes the keg only homebrew provided gettext version closer to 
the conflicts arena, but for me enabled package installation in R again)

Am 24.02.14 21:31, schrieb Evan McClain:
> Hi list,
> This is probably the wrong place to post this, but I've hit an issue with the
> homebrewed version of R. See:
> https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-science/pull/676
> It looks like the --with-libintl-prefix configure option is not adding the
> proper include directory when installing packages. Is explicitly exporting
> CPPFLAGS the proper way to get packages to use a non-standard gettext
> installation or should --with-libintl-prefix do this automatically?
> The alternative of using the included gettext also works, but homebrew already
> packages gettext:
> https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-science/pull/674
> Any comments/suggestsions either on the list or on github would be appreciated.
> Thanks
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