> The bash 5.0 release still ships with very old autoconf macros to
> detect gettext. In aclocal.m4, the copy of gettext.m4 and the
> supporting lib-link.m4 are from gettext-0.12 dating from 2003.
> In particular, the included version of AC_LIB_LINKFLAGS_BODY cannot
> detect shared libraries on OpenBSD. (It checks for *.so; OpenBSD
> only has fully numbered libraries: *.so.0.0, etc.)
> These macros should be updated to newer versions from a recent
> release of gettext.
I took a look at doing this. After adding almost 40 files to the
distribution, I satisfied all the m4 dependencies, and it seems to