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Re: Status of the sarge branch?

Christian Perrier wrote:
> What is the current status of the sarge branch ?
> Is it synced with what we really have in RC3 (at least for the
> initrds) or does it still need some synchronisation.

It's fully synchronised with rc3 and rc3 has also been tagged in

> I guess that forking all D-I packages as soon as sarge is released
> will be needed but maybe other plans are possible.
> My main concern is the way to handle l10n.
> We recently talked about removal of packages/po/* in the sarge branch
> to avoid confusion (no sync is currently made from these files anyway)
> and I think it's still likely to be made.
> After all no change or addition of English strings are to be made
> post-sarge so there is no real point in the central master files, at
> least to gather the original strings.
> However, translators may find typos and errors in the sarge
> translations and these are good candidates to be fixed in later
> releases of the sarge installer (if we plan to make releases from time
> to time). We have to give them an easy way to correct these.
> One solution is asking translators to make corrections directly in
> individual packages POs.
> Another is keeping the master files and sync the packages PO files
> from them from time to time. Thus translators still only need to
> update the master files.

Either one seems viable for me, so whatever works best for you, I think.

see shy jo

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