Subject: Re: language support
To: Martin Ammermueller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 03/12/2001 17:19:59
Does LC_LANG=C LANG=de
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On Sun, 11 Mar 2001, Martin Ammermueller wrote:
> Martin Husemann wrote:
> >[...] LANG=de; export LANG[...]
> Ok. The first thing I noticed:
> Perl has no german locale support :(
> which causes the second:
> This is really painful (e.g. when installing packages via pkgsrc).
> So I turned it off.
> > There is one thing where we probably would *realy* benefit from german
> > languag support: a sysinst translation.
> > But: it's a lot of menues and messages to be translated.
> Where can i get the messages? Copying it from the screen
> down to paper by hand is _not_ really an option. ;)
> > > I've found a few files in a cryptic format in
> > > /usr/share/nls/de and /usr/share/locale/de/LC_MESSAGES.
> > > How can I edit/make new files with this format?
> > man gencat(1)
> Is there a good tutorial for gencat? The manpage is ..err..
> a "little bit" short...
> PS.:Is this still the right list for this subject?