About the RTL fix for ubiquity and ubiquity-slideshow
evand at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 5 15:28:52 GMT 2009
Just a heads up -
I've fixed RTL support in ubiquity using roughly the same method as
the one you describe above, upon realizing that gtkmain.c in
libgtk+2.0 does this. As the GNOME language packs are not all
installed on the live CD, I've imported that particular msgid into
ubiquity. It's bzr revno 3628 in lp:~ubuntu-installer/ubiquity/lucid,
if you're curious of the finer details.
I've also added support for passing #rtl to the slideshow (bzr revno
3630 in the same branch). However, this currently leads to a broken
translation for RTL languages. Something in the stack is causing a
failure and the slideshow appears untranslated when #rtl is present.
I can reproduce this using /usr/lib/webkit-1.0-2/libexec/GtkLauncher
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