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Re: [bug-gettext] Bug#682580: xgettext: fails to properly replace some p
Re: [bug-gettext] Bug#682580: xgettext: fails to properly replace some placeholders in output .pot (PACKAGE, YEAR, C. HOLDER) (fwd)
Thu, 03 Sep 2015 10:19:45 +0900
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Francesco Poli <address@hidden> writes:
>> I don't think it is boring nor error prone -- it just means to
>> concatenate two files.
> Well, not really just a file concatenation... More a job for sed or
> awk, as I said. But this would be the case, if you automated the task.
I actually pushed this to the git master:
It is only 5 lines and even smaller than a similar example quoted in the
> Please support these cases as well, at least by adding a
> --same-copyright option (without arguments) that produces
> a .pot file with
> # Copyright (C) YEAR THE PACKAGE'S COPYRIGHT HOLDER
> replaced by
> # This file is copyrighted by the PACKAGE package's copyright holders
> # and by the translators listed below.
> Of course, PACKAGE should be replaced by the argument of the
> --package-name option, where available.
If I were going to address all such cases, I would rather add a single
general-purpose --header-file=FILE option. That would be equivalent to
my proposal using sed, and I don't think it worth doing since the sed
snippet is fairly simple.