[sword-devel] Greek dictionary - input needed

Matthew Talbert ransom1982 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 12:13:00 MST 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Peter von Kaehne <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:
> Matthew Talbert wrote:
> > My bias against ICU is that I have never been able to successfully
> > compile against it, either on Windows or Linux. That has been quite a
> > while ago, so I should try again. Also, I believe for a while, ICU
> > wasn't included in many distros (this is just based off of comments
> > I've seen), but now it is at least for Ubuntu.
> I think the main problem is that a lot of ICU utilities are not actually
> in the Ubuntu package.
> Or at least they were not when I last time looked. Some were bizarrely
> in libicu-dev.
> Compiling ICU directly from IBM's source was an extremely clean job when
> I did it a year or so ago. Never had so little difficulty compiling
> anything. But the difference is marked between that and teh run of teh
> mill Ubuntu package. I am not sure if this affects something, but bear
> it in mind.
> Another related matter - if size matters, I think it is relatively
> straight forward to cut out irrelevant aspects from ICU. I have seen a
> couple of articles on that.
> Peter


I never tried to compile ICU itself. I was simply trying to compile
SWORD with ICU. Presumably we shouldn't need the utilities to
distribute binaries compiled against ICU.


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