Bug#502561: intltool: 0.40.3 and older do not handle translatable entries with dashes in .desktop files
jordi at debian.org
Sat Oct 18 01:43:47 UTC 2008
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 10:30:08PM +0200, Alexander Toresson wrote:
> intltool 0.40.3 and older does not handle translatable entries with
> dashes in desktop files. For example:
> _X-XfceSettingsName=Window Manager
> This may be more common that you would expect, as non-standard entries
> in .desktop files are required to start with 'X-'. For example, this
> affects the Xfce way of specifying 'short' names for entries in the
> settings manager, at least in the upcoming 4.6 release.
> I extracted the patch to fix this from the intltool subversion repo, and
> I've attached it to this mail. The patch may need some minor
> modification to work with 0.40.0 or even 0.40.3, as the line number may
> have changed (but patch(1) may be intelligent enough to get this).
> I guess this is too late for etch, though? Another option for
> unstable/next stable (after lenny) would be to upgrade to 0.40.4, which
> has this fix included.
I believe this sort of fixes should go into lenny, if it needs to be a useful
Actually reviewing if having 0.40.3+patch or 0.40.4 is possible would be even
better, as there are other important bug fixes since 0.40.0.
I'll see what other team members say before we push things one way or another.
Jordi Mallach Pérez -- Debian developer http://www.debian.org/
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