[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Fixed wrong alignment in the italian translation.

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Oct 15 10:17:00 UTC 2015

On 15/10/15 18:08, Pierre Neidhardt wrote:
> I don't know if this was previously mentioned, but this alignment issue has been
> around for a while. Swedish is completely broken. A few other languages I've
> tried also have issues.
> I am not sure which would be the sanest choice:
> * Consider that pacman's output will be stable from now on and fix alignment in
>   every .po.

I have asked for that to be done for at least the last three major
releases...   Lets assume this will never happen.

> * Move alignment away from .po files. Let pacman compute the max string length
>   and pad spaces accordingly to the description strings upon initialization.

That is the preferred solution.  There was the start of a patch set at
one stage, but it was never finished.


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