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Re: lynx-dev How to maintain sources with gettext() ?

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev How to maintain sources with gettext() ?
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 1998 22:29:26 -0500 (EST)

> > Is there any special limitation for code using gettext(), 
> > e.g. to change english string or just change the line number: 
> If the English string is changed, i.e., the ``msgid ""'', then 
> the .po file must be updated.  That is why none of the .po files 
> should be included in the distribution.  If they are, then really 
> it seems to me that the "distributors" are obligated to update 
> all of them.  What a waste of time. 

but at least if I update the msgid's in the C code, then the .po files
don't break - they just leak a little.
> If anything were to be included, only "lynx.pot", the template, 
> should be included, but that too is of very questionable value 
> since it is so easy to create one fresh, after the breakout. 

I'd rather not distribute _any_ generated files.  I didn't checkin the
.mo or .gmo files, for instance.
> > Some docs required. 
> > Also, the INSTALLATION file should be updated for new config options. 

> I'll work on it this winter vacation.  Anyone is welcome to beat me 
> to it :-) 
> __Henry 

Thomas E. Dickey

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