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Re: cupsys-common installing po files?

On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 17:49 +0000, Neil Williams wrote:
> Does anyone here know why cupsys-common installs the PO files instead of
> the .mo ?

Got the answer - it's not using a fully compliant translation model.

> I came across this when working on the cross build of cupsys using
> em_installtdeb (emdebian-tools 0.7.3) [0]. If this isn't a bug, I'm
> going to have to work out how to create tdebs from cupsys. Are there
> other packages that do this kind of thing? gawk puts some po files in
> usr/share/doc/gawk/examples/ but cups is the only package on my system
> that puts po files under /usr/share.

em_installtdeb is reliant on full gettext compliance - that's OK for
Emdebian but the issue will need to be reviewed before it gets wider
Debian support.

> [0] 0.7.0 is in unstable, installing that adds the Emdebian repository
> to your sources which makes 0.7.3 available until 0.8.0 is ready for
> upload to Debian. This allows quicker updates whilst still allowing
> migration into testing and the Emdebian repository is needed anyway to
> install the toolchains. See also
> http://www.emdebian.org/emdebian/langupdate.html


Neil Williams

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