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Re: Do not update po files all together in the trunk (was: Re: svn commit: r21233 - trunk/subversion/po)

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2006-08-24 12:05:28 CEST

Kobayashi Noritada wrote:
> Hi,
>
>> Author: maxb
>> Date: Wed Aug 23 11:57:34 2006
>> New Revision: 21233
>>
>> Modified:
>> trunk/subversion/po/de.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/es.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/fr.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/it.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/ja.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/ko.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/nb.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/pl.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/pt_BR.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/sv.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/zh_CN.po
>> trunk/subversion/po/zh_TW.po
>>
>> Log:
>> Execute po-update.sh on trunk.
>
> I'd like to revert r21233, update of po files for all languages,
> since it is hard to merge that change to local currently-working po
> files. At least for zh_CN.po, updating works is going on locally (and
> the worker, Liu Yubao, does not have a commit access now). IMHO,
> running po-update.sh for po files all together in the trunk is
> harmful (I know it works for the release branch).

Can translators not update fairly easily by just running po-update.sh on
their local working file?

I ran the po-update.sh on trunk, because I assumed it was necessary to
po-update trunk before po-merging to 1.4.x.

> Also, please make sure to run msgmerge (or "make
> locale-gnu-po-update", or po-update.sh) twice, not once. As I wrote
> in <20060824.033121.41641653.nori1@dolphin.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp>,
> msgmerge breaks order of obsolete messages; it does not break po files
> itself, but makes diff too larger. I don't know why, but running it
> twice works well. We should describe about this to the TRANSLATING,
> or should implement po-update to run msgmerge twice.

I've made po-update.sh do this in r21240.

Max.

Received on Thu Aug 24 12:07:44 2006

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