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Re: po4a --previous option in release-notes

On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 08:31:37PM +0100, Simon Paillard wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 10:40:30AM +0100, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> > On 2008-12-04 22:48, Simon Paillard wrote:
> [...]
> > > I don't see any good reason to miss the --previous feature, which is
> > > *much* useful for translators.
> > 
> > Unfortunately, this command line option is not available in the
> > etch version of po4a, AFAIK. The lenny release notes are to be
> > build on an etch system. 
> [..]
> Well, that's unfortunatley a good reason :-)
> I will keep my own version of the Makefile with this option enabled.
> As soon no one commits updated po except the translator itself, that
> should be ok.

You could make this section dependent of host type.  I used to have
Makefile with condition checking directory name.  If it is the same as
Debian machine, it was using older distribution set up.

(If only this is useful to thers, thought ...)


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