A question about locale files

Robin 'cheese' Lee cheeseli at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 26 15:56:44 UTC 2010


On 04/26/2010 11:48 PM, Felix Kaechele wrote:
> Hi Robin,
>
> I'm sure a peek into
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#Handling_Locale_Files
> will definitely help you.
>
> HTH,
> Felix
>
> Am 26.04.2010 17:46, schrieb Robin 'cheese' Lee:
>    
>> Hello!
>> I am now dealing with a package named 'gentoo'.
>> It installs following locale files:
>>
>> /usr/share/locale/de/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/es_MX/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/fr/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/it/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/ja_JP.UTF-8/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/pl/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.CP1251/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.KOI8-R/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.UTF-8/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.cp1251/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.koi8r/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.utf8/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>> /usr/share/locale/sv/LC_MESSAGES/gentoo.mo
>>
>> There are some issues here:
>> 1. Directories like /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.* are not provided by any
>> package. This conflicts with guidelines.
>> 2. /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.utf8 and /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.UTF-8/ are
>> obvious duplicates.
>> 3. /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.UTF-8/ should be identical with
>> /usr/share/locale/ru/, /usr/share/locale/ja_JP.UTF-8/ should be
>> identical with /usr/share/locale/ja/ .
>>
>> Which is the proper way to solve these issues?
>>      
>    
This guideline does not talk about the question I am asking.


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