[developers] [pet] PET ticket #12: fails to compile if ICU headers are missing, even if configured --without-icu
bond at ieee.org
Fri Sep 9 12:09:07 CEST 2011
I would be happy for this to be required: all grammars I use require unicode.
On 9 September 2011 17:55, Yi Zhang <yzhang at coli.uni-sb.de> wrote:
> i too would like to see ICU as a required dependent for PET. the code for non-ICU usage is ad-hoc and is not compiling anyway now. and there seems to be no good way of defining the proper behavior of this multilingual parser without appropriate Unicode handling.
>> On Sep 9, 2011, at 11:42 AM, Bernd Kiefer wrote:
>>> i'm pondering on this ticket, and as it seems to me, nowadays
>>> ICU is an indispensable part of PET, especially since for example
>>> on my Ubuntu 10.10, boost-regex-dev also depends on ICU. Is there
>>> anyone depending on PET build without ICU?
>>> If not, i'd like to make the installation of ICU, boost-graph,
>>> and boost-regex to be required prerequisites to building PET.
>>> Are there arguments against this?
Francis Bond <http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/home/fcbond/>
Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
Nanyang Technological University
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