[Xfce-i18n] how to upload doc translations?

gianluca foddis gianluca.foddis at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 14:44:44 CET 2009

hunt, mike,
 thank you very much for your help.


On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/11/11 huntxu <mhuntxu at gmail.com>:
>> On Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:17:11 +0800, Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> As Hunt Xu pointed out, add a new translation cause the upload button
>>> near the Italian row is only for the file po/it.po. On another note, I
>>> had like to mention that it should be necessary to file a bug report
>>> to the component (via bugzilla.xfce.org) about the new translation of
>>> the documentation. The maintainer of the package needs to update the
>>> build scripts and create new directories for the output files.
>> I just took a glance at
>> http://git.xfce.org/xfce/exo/tree/po-doc/Makefile.am,
>> it seems newly submitted translation of its documentation will be added
>> automatically when generating Makefile since the maintainer doesn't use a
>> file to record what language's translation have been added.
>> But I still don't know how other projects' build scripts deal with the same
>> issue,
>> and whether the maintainers can assure there will be a directory for
>> translators
>> to add new translation of the documentation.
> No it's not automatic. Indeed the po-doc/Makefile.am helps to create
> the xml files, but if they aren't committed within the tree, the
> documentation won't be installed. For that purpose, the
> configure.ac.in script and $docdir/Makefile.am have to be modified.
> But that is the current state, it is subject to change sooner or later.
>> --
>> best regards,
>> hunt
> --
> Mike
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