Bug#505536: ekiga: Please symlink identical GNOME help files

Eugen Dedu Eugen.Dedu at pu-pm.univ-fcomte.fr
Thu Nov 13 14:38:49 UTC 2008

Martin Pitt wrote:
> Package: ekiga
> Version: 2.0.12-1
> Severity: minor
> Tags: patch
> User: ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> Usertags: origin-ubuntu ubuntu-patch jaunty
> Hello,
> currently the ekiga package ships a lot of GNOME help images which are
> in translation directories, but are not actually translated, just
> copies of the English variant. This makes the package much bigger than
> necessary.
> Attached patch uses fdupes to find those files during build and
> replaces them with symlinks.
> It has been tested in Ubuntu for several months without any problems.


Thanks for the patch.

Do you have an elegant solution (for ex. without depending on fdupes) to 
include it upstream?


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