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RE: Generating gettext's .pot file

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2004-04-04 01:24:09 CEST

> From: Nicolas Lichtmaier [mailto:nick@reloco.com.ar]
> Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2004 8:54 PM

> Ben Reser wrote:
>> There are problems with this script:
> Uhm... I've never intended for it to be commited. I've provided it just
> to show what needs to be added to the build scripts. If I had intented
> it for being included in subversion I would have done it better =).

When you post something like a script, instead of a description,
the logical assumption is that you provided a working implementation.
Which you offer for review to be dropped into the source tree.

But hey, maybe I just make assumptions to easily.

> >Further, not all the *.c files in the source tree should be searched by
> >this. The bindings for example have automatically generated .c files.
> >I'm not sure if we have any _() or N_() calls. But we really shouldn't
> >have gettext messing around in there.
> Normal gettextized projects have a po/POTFILES.in file which list every
> file which has to be scanned.

I prefer to be lazy and have the build system take care of this for
us. I totally love the way gen-make takes care of generating our
makefiles, vc workspaces, etc. Hand maintaing is too error-prone IMO,
and unnessecary.


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