Location of i18n files

boyang boyang at samba.org
Wed Aug 5 19:53:01 MDT 2009

Kai Blin wrote:
> The genmsg script looks pretty much the same for both files, at least the 
> xgettext and msgmerge calls are. There's some minor differences.
>> What's the plan? Does the directory look like this after merge:
>> source3/po(or locale)/<module name>/*.po?
>> ie, source3/po(locale)/swat/, source3/po(locale)/pam_winbind/,
>> source3/po(locale)/net.
> I think that makes sense, yes.
>> And merge script/installmsg.sh, script/installmo.sh? we must
>> differentiate the two types of files in the install script, for each
>> kind of files added to source3/po(or locale), we have to add the module
>> name to the one kind in the script.
> I still fail to see the differences between the different *.po files.
.po for pam_winbind must be converted to .mo with msgfmt, usually
install into user/share/locale.
.msg for swat doesn't need to be converted, and is installed into
another directory.
> Cheers,
> Kai

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