[Scribus] Translations and 1.2cvs
Fri May 7 19:49:25 CEST 2004
Le Thu, 06 May 2004 17:08:48 +0200
Craig Bradney <cbradney at zip.com.au> ?crivait :
> > So can any of the developers tell me what the position is in regard
> > to updating translations (assuming that the problem above is in fact
> > a translation issue)?
> IMNSHO, the ts/qm method seems easiest.. as a quick rundown (ie, soon
> to be howto):
The po/qm one is also very easy.
> Set your language in the Scribus.pro file at the end.
Generate the list of source files to scan :
[...]/po$ find .. | grep -e "\.c" -e "\.cpp" -e "\.h" > POTFILES.in
Create the generic scribus.pot file :
[...]/po$ xgettext -f POTFILES.in -o scribus.pot -ktr --force-po
> Run lupdate Scribus.pro
Update your po file :
[...]/po$ msgmerge -U --backup=none your.po scribus.pot
> Open scribus.lang.ts file in kbabel or qt linguist
Idem. But here you're less constrained by the PO format. Choose
your favourite (specialized or not) editor : gtranslator, kbabel,
poedit, emacs, vim, etc.
> Update the strings, and save and close
> lrelease scribus.lang.ts -qm scribus.lang.qm
$ msg2qm your.po your.qm
> Copy files to installed translation dir, run Scribus, check
> translations are ok.
> Submit new bug on bugs.scribus.net once translation is complete and
> upload translation.
What I don't understand (and personnaly disagree) is the choice of the
ts format for translations, don't understand why it is better than po...
The ts format has more disadvantages than advantages, imho...
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