A question about locale files

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Tue Apr 27 22:54:08 UTC 2010

Christoph Wickert wrote:
>> 1. Directories like /usr/share/locale/ru_RU.* are not provided by any
>> package. This conflicts with guidelines.
> file a bug against the filesystem package because it should provide a
> proper skeleton for the locales.

No, it's this package (gentoo) which is broken. gettext automatically 
recodes text, so it makes no sense whatsoever to provide separate 
translations in multiple encodings.

        Kevin Kofler

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