Wubi re-write for 9.04 (Was: Request for technical details on wubi)

Evan Dandrea evand at ubuntu.com
Wed Feb 25 09:50:38 GMT 2009

On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki at gmail.com> wrote:
> How far it is from completion? Looking at the bzr repository, the new
> code seems to currently use hard-coded English strings, am I right?
> Please do not include any new un-I18N:zed software to 9.04.

Of course, it is not the plan to have an untranslated Wubi in the 9.04
release.  Its current state can be tracked via this bug:


> On another note, I can't seem to be able to test it under wine
> (today's daily live, wubi just loops on some extracting dialog),
> unlike the previous version. It would be good if there is some way for
> people to test the program also outside of Windows, for translations
> especially. Of course not a goal as such, but if a way is found it
> should be mentioned somewhere.

You should be able to run it from a regular Ubuntu desktop with "make
test" in the bzr tree.  If that's failing, I'd suggest filing a bug.

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