Quoting Samuel Thibault (firstname.lastname@example.org): > Hello, > > Here is a patch that makes the c-s build fetch translations from > xkeyboard-config and put them into config. One issue is that it makes > it quite big (900KB), but that's probably not avoidable; it gets > compressed easily anyway. > > To fetch the messages, I tried to use the msg* tools, but it was hairy > and probably slow (needs a msgunfmt then msgconv, then msggrep, then > what?). It seemed much simpler to just build-depend on locales-all and > use the thus-available en_US.UTF-8 locale to get gettext do everything > for us. I don't speak Perl fluently so it's hard for me to comment but your solution seems elegant, indeed. I would very much welcome a test of D-I images built with such modified console-setup udeb replacing the kbd-chooser udeb. Last time, I personnally tried to do this (over 1.5 years ago), I indeed "just" built a D-I netboot image with console-setup-udeb replacing kbd-chooser and voilà.... Things were working fairly well, but the only obstable was the non translated keymap names. How big is a udeb built with these translations incorportated?
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