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bug#11494: Accidental format string prevents translation

From: Eric Blake
Subject: bug#11494: Accidental format string prevents translation
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 17:10:13 -0600
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forcemerge 11470 11494

On 05/16/2012 04:48 PM, Ivan Vilata i Balaguer wrote:
> Hi, in coreutils 8.17 (and in current git), `fmt.c` contains the following
> help line:
>     -g, --goal=WIDTH          goal width (default of 93% of width)
> The percent is interpreted (at least by `msgfmt`) as the start of a `%o`
> format string, thus translations are forced to have an "o" after `93%` which
> makes things quite difficult. ;)
> Changing `93%` by `93%%` should do the job.  Thanks,

Thanks for the report; however, you're the fifth person to report this
in 48 hours, and it has already been fixed in current git:

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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