Quoting Andreas Kloeckner (firstname.lastname@example.org): > Package: aptitude > Version: 0.6.7-1 > Severity: normal > Tags: l10n > > Dear Maintainer, > > The German translation of aptitude, when encountering broken packages, > shows (the German equivalent of) "#Broken" in the header, but does not > show a number behind this label. I confirm this. The German translation is indeed right: #: src/pkg_columnizer.cc:394 #, c-format msgid "#Broken: %ld" msgstr "#Beschädigt: %ld" I suspect this is because the string is longer than the original English string and is overwritten by the next string. The problem doesn't happen in Franch because the translation there (#Cassé: %ld) is not longer than the English string. So, unless come code is added to consider the real size of strings rather than hardcoding the string placement based on the length of English strings, the only solution here is to shorten the German translation (I suspect by using an abbreviation such as "#Besch.: %ld") Of course, such problem might very well happen in other places in aptitude as some things seem to rely on string concatenation, unfortunately.
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