[PATCH xrandr 1/3] po4a: handle translated xrandr(1) manpage #37612

Gaetan Nadon memsize at videotron.ca
Fri May 27 17:28:26 PDT 2011

On Fri, 2011-05-27 at 08:24 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:

> It seems to be a reasonable approach, my main concern is that
> nothing is broken if either the packager or builder doesn't
> have it installed.

Unless I misread, po4a uses gettext which isn't initialized in any of
the X.Org modules.  This may come as a surprise for those who have been
routinely working on translation for years.

        The po4a (PO for anything) project goal is to ease translations (and
        more interestingly, the maintenance of translations) using gettext
        tools on areas where they were not expected like documentation.

Adding proper support for gettext with AM_GNU_GETTEXT is not difficult,
I had a play with it a while ago, but it brings a load of files and it's
share of quirks and workarounds. If this man page is the only
translatable item we will ever add, then ...


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