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Re: Translations lost on upgrade to KDE4

Ana Guerrero wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 08:22:36AM +0200, Patrice Pillot wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Since I upgraded my squeeze laptop to KDE4 last week, the remaining KDE3
>> applications (e.g. kspread, ...) lost all of the translated strings that
>> they took off from /usr/share/locale/XX/LC_MESSAGES/kdelibs.mo and
>> similar generic kde3 .mo files (kio.mo, ...) since those file has been
>> replaced by kde4 avatars of them. This concerns default menu titles for
>> very common menus ("&File", ...)
>> I can see two workarounds but I ain't got time to try them at the moment
>> to evaluate the "less worse":
>> - do some symlinks in locale files,
>> - fetch old kde-i18n-XX from lenny boxes and reinstall them in my
>> squeeze laptop.
>> If maintainers think that would deserve a bug report I'll fill it tonight.
>> TIA for any piece of advice,
> install kde-l10n-fr


that's going to work for kde4 apps only, for kde3 you have to backport
the lenny package kde-i18n-**, except for k3b which has it's own package
 k3b-i18n still available in Squeeze and even Sid I guess.


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