[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/3] Fix pacman's log messages not being translated
allan at archlinux.org
Thu Dec 13 07:20:49 EST 2012
On 13/12/12 22:12, jjacky wrote:
> On 12/13/12 12:48, Allan McRae wrote:
>> On 13/12/12 21:38, Olivier Brunel wrote:
>>> Log messages should be translated as well. (Those from ALPM already are.)
>> I can not find a single alpm_logaction line in libalpm with a translated
> Right, not sure what I did, but I got that all wrong indeed, apologies.
> Should I resend the other two patches without the translation in then?
Not yet... I suggest waiting for comments
> Quick question also: while not a native English speaker, I don't
> like/use translations myself; Is it how things usually work,
> translations are for user interface only, and don't apply to logs?
> Or is this especially for "system" softwares?
We are debating this in IRC... The --debug output should never be
translated, but whether the log file should be is debatable.
One thing to note is that translation will break tools that deal with
the log files like paclog-pkglist from pacman-contrib.
I'd like to hear others opinions on this.
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