New translations in the emulator

David Planella david.planella at
Thu Jul 24 17:13:58 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 8:53 AM, Gunnar Hjalmarsson <gunnarhj at>

> Thanks for your reply, David!
> On 2014-07-24 07:43, David Planella wrote:
> > On 2014-07-21 16:15, Gunnar Hjalmarsson wrote:
> >> I have noticed that recent translations are not included when
> >> creating a new ubuntu-emulator instance. How frequent happen the
> >> necessary updates?
> >
> > It depends on the project. One thing to realise is that the phone has
> > a mixture of traditional .deb packages (mostly for the system) and
> > preinstalled .click packages (for apps).
> >
> > Most of the system translations are delivered by dedicated phone
> > language packs updated once a week (language-pack-$LANG-touch),
> The name scheme seems to be language-pack-touch-$LANG, and if I
> understand it correctly, no update has reached the archive since they
> were created on June 17. Would it be possible to push a current update
> to the archive more or less instantly, so we have a chance to check it
> out before August 1?

I hadn't realised that, thanks for the heads up. Sure, I'll have a chat
with pitti to update the langpacks.

> > whereas click package translations are shipped with each app. The
> > rate at which each app is updated varies depending on which
> > features/bug fixes need to be released: it can be daily, or it can be
> > after a few days.
> Ok, so click package translations done e.g. today should be reflected in
> new emulator instances which are created in the middle of next week?
> Only a little patience needed in that case. ;)
Yeah, it depends on the app, though. If you are waiting for translations
for a particular app to land, feel free to point it out and I can probably
give you a better estimate.


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