[Xfce-i18n] solution for out-of-date pot files in git and/or tx misalignment?

Leandro Regueiro leandro.regueiro at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 13:56:19 CET 2009

On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 1:40 PM, Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/12/18 Leandro Regueiro <leandro.regueiro at gmail.com>:
>>>>> A curious thing is that in
>>>>> https://translations.xfce.org/collections/xfce/xfce-master/ Danish
>>>>> with 2580 strings in total has 100% but Galician with 2721 has 93%.
>>>> Hi take a look at
>>>>    xfce4-settings
>> Thanks. Fixed. Why the galician didn't merge with the latest POT?
> This commit[0] is to blame. You can see in the header that the POT
> file comes from an older version:
> -"POT-Creation-Date: 2009-08-14 23:15+0200\n"
> +"POT-Creation-Date: 2009-07-13 22:50+0200\n"
> In other words, the uploaded PO file wasn't the latest version
> available on git and it overwrote the existing file that was in fact
> merged with the POT file (and it is unlikely to say if the Tx cache
> has been refreshed by that time which is another problem pointed out,
> for god sake, a thousand times, speaking with relativity). Hopefully
> this kind of mistakes can be avoided in the future via Tx with an
> automated merging process.
> [0] http://git.xfce.org/xfce/xfce4-settings/commit/?id=a562d10e2dbf0bdc67a99154b4860832dea5ed6c
> Regarding the pot files, thanks Glezos for pointing out the "POT
> intltool" option, however all the projects are setup with "POT" only,
> so it seems. I can't edit them, and it will take someones full evening
> to update them all. Anyhow, that sounds like a great solution :-)

Transifex shoulg give an error when uploading a po that is not in sync
with latest POT.

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