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Re: [l10n] debconf-updatepo, msgmerge and wrapping lines

On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 01:54:56AM +0200, Nikolai Prokoschenko wrote:
> Hello!
> I guess many of you fellow translators are having the same problem: after
> having sumbitted your translation it gets reformatted by debconf2po-update
> (internally through msgmerge) and the lines get wrapped. msgmerge is then
> stupid enough to break the line just in the middle of a path - an example
> is aboot-installer from d-i, where the path "/etc/aboot.conf" gets broken
> after the second slash (a quick grep shows many languages are affected).
> Any way to fix this? This is annoying and confusing the users.

This reformatting does not alter display,
  msgstr "foo "
is strictly identical to
  msgstr "foo bar"


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