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[bug-gettext] [bug #51177] msgfmt: Adding custom Desktop keywords skips

From: Felix Riemann
Subject: [bug-gettext] [bug #51177] msgfmt: Adding custom Desktop keywords skips default keywords
Date: Sun, 4 Jun 2017 08:51:21 -0400 (EDT)
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Fedora; Linux x86_64; rv:53.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/53.0


                 Summary: msgfmt: Adding custom Desktop keywords skips default
                 Project: GNU gettext
            Submitted by: friemann
            Submitted on: Sun 04 Jun 2017 12:51:20 PM UTC
                Category: Desktop
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: None
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any



I am trying to translate a Desktop-like file. The format of the file is
identical to a standard Desktop file it just uses additional keywords.

Extracting the untranslated strings from the non-standard keywords works fine
with xgettext by adding an additional keyword param, like

However, when I try to to the same with msgfmt (msgfmt --desktop
--keyword=Description ...) only the Description keyword will be translated
while standard keywords like Name are not. Removing the keyword parameter will
translate the standard keywords but (obviously) not the new ones. 

This contradicts how xgettext works. Also the manual indicates that it should
work the same:


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