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Re: comments/string changes and issues with dpkg's messages

On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 05:10:38PM +0300, Eddy Petrisor wrote:
> 3) in some cases the messages are so cryptical that rephrasing them would be a
> much better solution than adding automatic comments:
> message:
> "unable to open tmpfile for vsnprintf" 
> code:
>   ...
>   if (!file) {
>   file= tmpfile(); if (!file) ohshite(_("unable to open tmpfile for
> vsnprintf"));

Most of these ohshite() messages are indeed very cryptic, and could IMO
be removed from PO file because they are debug messages which are not
intended for end users.


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