Missing POT files [was: Re: Glade-3 in packs?]

Carlos Perelló Marín carlos.perello at canonical.com
Thu Nov 29 08:28:54 GMT 2007

El jue, 29-11-2007 a las 08:59 +0100, Martin Pitt escribió:
> Hi Danilo hi Djihed,


> Danilo Šegan [2007-11-28 11:10 +0100]:
> > > I meant - Since Launchpad and the language packs can't get the glade-3
> > > catalog* - or any other package which can't build them, just roll the
> > > translations with the package itself. 
> > 
> > Yeah, that's doable, but would have to be done on the Ubuntu side of
> > things.  I don't know much about it, but I've CCed Martin.
> We could do that, but instead of touching the package to include
> the upstream translations and break the LP translation workflow, we
> can just as easily fix the building of the POT.
> In Ubuntu 5.10 we completed that work, all packages in main built a
> POT file. However, we have no automatic way of tracking packages which
> lack one, since main constantly gets new packages, newer versions
> might stop building a POT for some reason, etc.
> Danilo, is it possible that LP gives us a list (preferably
> automatically generated) of source packages which do not have a POT,
> but PO files in their translation tarball? I. e. tarballs which you
> cannot import? Then we can work on this list and fix it quickly.

Yes, is possible, and there is a blueprint about it at


> Thanks,
> Martin

Carlos Perelló Marín
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