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Bug#49636: dpkg: Japanese message catalog should be in /usr/share/local/ja/LC_MESSAGES

>>>>> On Wed, 10 Nov 1999 14:29:30 +0100, Wichert Akkerman <wichert@cistron.nl> said:

    WA> [1  <text/plain; us-ascii (quoted-printable)>]
    WA> Previously Kaz Sasayama wrote:
    >> The current message catalog for dpkg is installed in
    >> /usr/share/locale/ja_JP.ujis/LC_MESSAGES but it will be unaccessible
    >> if ja_JP.eucJP is used.  So it should be moved into
    >> /usr/share/locale/ja/LC_MESSAGES so that it can be used with both
    >> ja_JP.ujis and ja_JP.eucJP.

    WA> Are you sure it wouldn't be better to put a symlink (or hardlink) in
    WA> /usr/share/ocalle/ja_JP.eucJP ?

Hmm, it may be OK to have both via a (sym|hard)link and it
will be better to have it under
/usr/share/locale/ja_JP.eucJP in the future, but it has no
major advantage over /usr/share/locale/ja yet, as all other
packages in Debian now install message catalogs under ja.

And the name of ja_JP.eucJP is not finally determined yet.
Even if it could change, message catalogs under
/usr/share/locale/ja would still be usable, but ones under
ja_JP.eucJP would not.

So /usr/share/locale/ja should be safer, for now.
"Free software is not for free."
Kaz Sasayama <Kaz.Sasayama@hypercore.co.jp>
Hyper Linux Systems (Hypercore Software Design, Ltd.)

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