Update gtranslator package?

Aron Xu happyaron.xu at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 10:33:43 BST 2010


+1 from me, 1.9.6 in Ubuntu is almost unusable because of the crash.

Regards,
Aron Xu

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 5:31 PM, Milo Casagrande <milo at casagrande.name> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> we noticed only recently that the version of gtanslator that will be
> shipped with Ubuntu 10.04 is 1.9.6 (released on September 2009).
>
> This version has a serious issue that makes it literally unusable (see
> https://launchpad.net/bugs/454940): gtranslator 1.9.6 tends to crash
> too often due to misreading of PO headers. So, basically, it's
> unusable.
>
> This is the situation we have right now:
>  * Debian has the 1.9.9 release of gtranslator -> good
>  * Luca Falavigna (DktrKrantz) can build the Ubuntu package -> good
>  * We need an exception -> bad
>
> Yes, unfortunately there are too many changes between .6 and .9
> release, bugfixing but also feature additions and misc stuff. Please
> note that gtranslator 1.9.x is a development version, so the usage of
> latest available package is the best to do.
>
> Why I'm writing this here? Because we are looking for somebody that
> could "grant" an exception for this package, and probably if we have a
> big number of translators that would favor this, we can move things
> forward.
>
> Do you know anybody that can "grant" us that exception?
>
> Thank you.
>
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