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Re: [Bug-gnubg] (no subject)

From: Joern Thyssen
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] (no subject)
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 07:31:46 +0000
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On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 03:09:40PM +0200, Jiri Vit wrote
> Hello,
> I have interest to translate GNUbackgammon in czech language. Please 
> contact me for more information.

The short story is:

(a) copy gnubg.pot to cz.po
(b) edit cz.po
(c) run msgfmt
(d) copy the resulting gmo file to the correct spot
(e) set LANG=cz_CS and run gnubg

Hlynur Sigurgíslason [hsi(at)here(dot)is] has started working on the
Icelandic translation a few weeks ago. Maybe he has some tips?!

Anyway, here are some random qoutes from the mailing list that may be

Jim Segrave:

> Your email suggests you are running Windows, in which case I'm not
> sure how one builds the .gmo files from an is.po file. I am more than
> willing for you to email me your file whenever you want a trial
> version and I will ensure it builds and get it committed to CVS so
> that Nardy's and Oystein's sites will have Windows builds the next
> day. It may be that all the gettext tools have been ported to Windows,
> perhaps someone else can answer in that case.
> It's easy if you are running a Unix variant - Linux/xxBSD/Solaris,
> then it's pretty easy:
> Set up a build environment for building gnubg and check that it
> actually builds for you. When that works:
> go to gnubg/po.
> remove stamp.po
> edit LINGUAS and add 'is' at the end
> change to the gnubg directory and do a make clean,
> Put your is.po in your gnubg/po directory
> go to the gnubg directory and do a configure, then do a make - I'd
> advise doing make 2>&! | tee make.out so that if there are errors in
> the make run, you will have a copy. If there are errors, edit is.po to
> fix them, then try another make (you won't need to re-configure). When
> it seems to work, you should be able to run gnubg with your
> translations, although you may need to export LANG=is_IS.ISO8859-1 (or
> ISO8859-15 if you want the Euro symbol).

(replace 'is' with 'cz')

Nardy Pillards:

> foo.po => foo.gmo on Win32 (with MinGW)
> msgfmt is.po -o is.gmo


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