[Geany-i18n] Way to update pt_BR translation (this applies to other languages as well...)

Felipe Braga fbobraga at xxxxx
Sun May 17 20:35:57 UTC 2015


On Sun, 17 May 2015 21:09:32 +0200
Frank Lanitz <frank at frank.uvena.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> Am 17.05.2015 um 20:59 schrieb Felipe Braga:
> > I understood a thing: the github po file
> > (https://github.com/geany/geany/blob/master/po/pt_BR.po) seems
> > outdated -> the line numbers for the string in the code don't
> > correspond to the entries in the .po file (as in po/pt_BR.po). That
> > seems is very strange to me, as the references to line numbers in the
> > code from http://i18n.geany.org/pt_BR.po corresponds to the code in
> > https://github.com/geany/geany (the po/ there is outdated, but there
> > are recent commits involving the files...)
> The po file inside git master is only updated right in front of an
> upcoming release aka "string freeze" or if there is an update done.
> Everything else would cause a to high noise as changing only few lines
> inside code will cause an patchset of maybe 500 lines per translation. A
> solution like transiflex is not yet in place.
> The po file which can be downloaded from i18n.geany.org is generated on
> daily basis based on github's master branch and therefore is up to date.
> But: As you need to compile latest version of po file together with
> corresponding sources of Geany to test your translations I recommend to
> clone the master tree of Geany and build it from sources. Running ./waf
> updatepo or make update-po (inside po folder) will update the
> translations catalogue as well as all po files.
> If you have updated the po-file please send either a PR via github or
> the complete po-file to either me directly or the i18n mailing list.
I will finish the translation, test it, and make the PR
> Also: There have been updates on pt translation. Maybe you can use it
> for updating pt_BR translation.
Hm, it sounds helpful :-)
> Cheers,
> Frank

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