Re: [i18n]Source packages and translation templates q.
I demand that Roger Leigh may or may not have written...
> On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 05:53:02PM +0100, Darren Salt wrote:
>> I demand that Neil Williams may or may not have written...
>>> Churn is the problem here, IMHO. Many packages just change too fast at
>>> specific times to allow generated files like the POT into the VCS. i.e.
>>> the source code is changing and whether or not the translatable strings
>>> actually change, committing the POT every time (because it timestamps
>>> itself every time it is checked) is a PITA.
>> Agreed. There have been times when I've taken a diff and stripped out any
>> hunks which change only line numbers...
> There's a solution to this:
> Add --no-location to XGETTEXT_OPTIONS in po/Makevars.
> Now those stupid comment lines with the source file and line number
> are no longer generated (what use were they in the first place?)!
Well... I'm aware that some translators have made use of this information...
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