Firefox has reverted to English

David Planella david.planella at ubuntu.com
Tue Mar 8 13:42:22 UTC 2011


El dg 06 de 03 de 2011 a les 12:29 +0100, en/na David Planella va
escriure:
> 2011/3/5 Gabor Kelemen <kelemeng at gnome.hu>:
> > 2011-03-05 13:03 keltezéssel, David Planella írta:
> >>
> >> El ds 05 de 03 de 2011 a les 12:48 +0100, en/na Ask Hjorth Larsen va
> >> escriure:
> >>>
> >>> On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 12:39 PM, Gabor Kelemen<kelemeng at gnome.hu>  wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> 2011-03-05 12:33 keltezéssel, Ask Hjorth Larsen írta:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 12:19 PM, Gabor Kelemen<kelemeng at gnome.hu>
> >>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> 2011-03-05 10:30 keltezéssel, David Planella írta:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> 2011/3/5 Redmar<redmar at ubuntu-nl.org>:
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Hi all,
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> I'm using Maverick with the langpack-proposed ppa enabled, and
> >>>>>>>> firefox
> >>>>>>>> has reverted to using English text since a week or so. I'm not sure
> >>>>>>>> where I should report this, so I sent a mail to the list, I hope
> >>>>>>>> someone
> >>>>>>>> can help me out. All other programs are still shown in Dutch.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Summary:
> >>>>>>>> Distro: Maverick
> >>>>>>>> Lang: Dutch(nl)
> >>>>>>>> Application: Firefox
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> That's exactly the right place to report it, thanks :-)
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I'm on Natty, so I cannot verify it quickly. Has anyone else using
> >>>>>>> Maverick and the langpacks PPA detected a problem?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>> I have enabled the langpack PPA (also -proposed, but no -backports),
> >>>>>> and
> >>>>>> Firefox became English too. Perhaps this has something to do with it,
> >>>>>> but
> >>>>>> simply downgrading the langpacks to the ones in the -updates
> >>>>>> repository
> >>>>>> didn't help:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> $ dpkg -l language-pack-hu
> >>>>>> Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
> >>>>>> |
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
> >>>>>> |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
> >>>>>> ||/ Név                                               Verzió
> >>>>>>                            Leírás
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> +++-==================================================-==================================================-====================================================================================================================
> >>>>>> ii  language-pack-hu
> >>>>>> 1:10.10+20110301
> >>>>>>                               translation updates for language
> >>>>>> Hungarian
> >>>>>> eduard at eduard-laptop:~$ dpkg -L language-pack-hu | grep firefox
> >>>>>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons
> >>>>>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions
> >>>>>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-hu at firefox-4.0.ubuntu.com
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Regards
> >>>>>> Gabor Kelemen
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> --
> >>>>>> ubuntu-translators mailing list
> >>>>>> ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com
> >>>>>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-translators
> >>>>>>
> >>>>> Having the langpack PPA enabled and no other repos, I can confirm that
> >>>>> firefox is in now in English.  I don't know whether this coincides
> >>>>> with an update to language-selector or gdm.
> >>>>>
> >>>> I see now something strange. After reinstalling language-pack-hu-base,
> >>>> Firefox is normal again, even with the PPA updates installed.
> >>>> Could you post the result of
> >>>>
> >>>> dpkg -L language-pack-dk-base | grep firefox
> >>>>
> >>>> now, and after reinstalling this package?
> >>>>
> >>>> Regards
> >>>> Gabor Kelemen
> >>>>
> >>> Before removing the base langpack and its three other dependencies:
> >>>
> >>> askhl at askm:~$ dpkg -L language-pack-da-base | grep firefox
> >>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons
> >>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions
> >>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-da at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com
> >>>
> >>> After adding all four packages again:
> >>>
> >>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons
> >>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions
> >>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-da at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com
> >>>
> >>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-da at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com/chrome.manifest
> >>>
> >>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-da at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com/firefox-3.6-da.jar
> >>>
> >>> /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-da at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com/install.rdf
> >>>
> >>> At this point Firefox is in Danish again.
> >>>
> >>> Regards
> >>> Ask
> >>>
> >> Thanks to all for the testing and quick feedback.
> >>
> >> I'll check with Martin Pitt on Monday to see if he's got any idea of
> >> what could be happening here.
> >>
> >> In the meantime, if you've got more info, keep posting on this thread.
> >>
> > Yep :)
> >
> > Digging into my apt cache, I found this:
> >
> > eduard at eduard-laptop:~$ sudo dpkg -i
> > /var/cache/apt/archives/language-pack-hu_1%3a10.10+20110208_all.deb
> > (Adatbázis olvasása ... Most 232374 fájl és könyvtár telepített.)
> > language-pack-hu 1:10.10+20110201 cseréjének előkészítése (e csomaggal:
> > .../language-pack-hu_1%3a10.10+20110208_all.deb) ...
> > Csere kicsomagolása: language-pack-hu ...
> > Fájlok cseréje a régi language-pack-hu-base csomagban...
> > Beállítás: language-pack-hu (1:10.10+20110208) ...
> > software-center triggereinek feldolgozása…
> > python-central triggereinek feldolgozása…
> > eduard at eduard-laptop:~$ dpkg -L language-pack-hu-base | grep firefox
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-hu at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-hu at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com/firefox-3.6-hu.jar
> > eduard at eduard-laptop:~$ dpkg -L language-pack-hu | grep firefox
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-hu at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-hu at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com/chrome
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-hu at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com/chrome/hu.jar
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-hu at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com/install.rdf
> > /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions/langpack-hu at firefox-3.6.ubuntu.com/chrome.manifest
> >
> > Somehow the Firefox localization files moved from the base package to the
> > update package (20110208, I also have 20110201, that's not affected), but
> > they are gone from the newer version of the update package (20110301), which
> > contains an empty directory for firefox-4.0, instead of a firefox-3.6
> > directory with the translations.
> >
> 
> Ah, thanks Gabor for the investigation, that's actually really helpful.
> 
> This sounds to me to have something to do with recent changes in
> langpack-o-matic [1], the tool which creates language packs. They were
> done to fix the fact that po2xpi [2] (the tool which converts the
> Launchpad Firefox translations back to xpi format, or copies the
> upstream xpis in the language packs, depending on the case) does not
> cope with the new upstream format of Firefox 4.0 xpis, and in attempt
> to fix the situation whereby we still don't have a translated Firefox
> in Natty.
> 
> I'll ping Martin about this on Monday, but if anyone wants to dig in
> the langpack-o-matic code to see what's going on in the meantime,
> that'd be really awesome as well!
> 
> Cheers,
> David.
> 
> [1] https://code.launchpad.net/langpack-o-matic
> [2] https://launchpad.net/po2xpi
> 

Thanks to everyone for the feedback and the testing. I've now reported
it as:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/langpack-o-matic/+bug/731298

Feel free to subcribe to the bug to track its progress.

Regards,
David.

-- 
David Planella
Ubuntu Translations Coordinator
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