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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] avoid xgettext warning aboug bug-reporting address



On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 11:21:39AM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Building "make distcheck", I saw this go by:
> 
> /usr/bin/xgettext: warning: The option --msgid-bugs-address was not specified.
>                           If you are using a `Makevars' file, please specify
>                           the MSGID_BUGS_ADDRESS variable there; otherwise please
>                           specify an --msgid-bugs-address command line option.
> 
> Here's the part of Makevars where that's defined:
> 
>   # This is the email address or URL to which the translators shall report
>   # bugs in the untranslated strings:
>   # - Strings which are not entire sentences, see the maintainer guidelines
>   #   in the GNU gettext documentation, section 'Preparing Strings'.
>   # - Strings which use unclear terms or require additional context to be
>   #   understood.
>   # - Strings which make invalid assumptions about notation of date, time or
>   #   money.
>   # - Pluralisation problems.
>   # - Incorrect English spelling.
>   # - Incorrect formatting.
>   # It can be your email address, or a mailing list address where translators
>   # can write to without being subscribed, or the URL of a web page through
>   # which the translators can contact you.
>   MSGID_BUGS_ADDRESS = http://translate.fedoraproject.org/
> 
> I figure it's better to point people at the Fedora Translation pages
> than at libvirt's mailing list.
> 
> I had to propagate this into libvirt.pot as well to avoid
> a "make distcheck" failure when update-po would try to move
> the just-changed libvirt.po onto a read-only libvirt.pot file
> because of the differing Report-Msgid-Bugs-To line.

ACK, seems sensible since all our translations come via fedora currently.

Daniel
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