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Re: Pushing a huge nls commit

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: Pushing a huge nls commit
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:15:50 +0300

On Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 03:46:31PM -0400, Julien Lepiller wrote:
> Hi Guix!
> Since last release, there have been some changes to the strings in guix and 
> the manual. Our switch to weblate allows for a rolling translation workflow, 
> so there have been significant changes to the translations.
> I'd like to run "make download-po" on a more or less regular basis (maybe 
> once a month?). However, the commits cannot be easily reviewed or split 
> really well. This morning, I tried and got a commit:
> 52 files changed, 191755 insertions (+), 165535 deletions (-)
> Note that weblate automatically updates the msgids in the po files, so most 
> of the changes are actually in the English sentences, not in the translations 
> themselves.
> Is it ok to push such a big change to master after checking it doesn't break 
> anything? How regularly should that happen?

IMO it should be OK. I'm not sure how to check other than to run 'make'
and make sure it doesn't barf on any translation strings. Plus if it
gets updated more often then when we bump the guix package the strings
will be newer.

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