[ubuntu-x] Splitting out translations from xkb-data.

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Tue Jan 5 13:02:24 GMT 2010


On Tue, 5 Jan 2010, Evan Dandrea wrote:

> Debian's version of console-setup now adds support for translated
> keyboard layouts by sourcing gettext data from xkeyboard-config at
> build time and including it in the console-setup package in a
> specially formatted file (lp:console-setup, r191).  Unfortunately,
> because we strip out translations on the buildds to support the
> Launchpad Translations workflow, this change to console-setup will
> still only provide us with C translation strings.  To fix this, I'm
> proposing that we create a xkb-data-i18n package that will contain the
> xkeyboard-config translations.  Are there any concerns with this
> approach from the X team, or am I okay to go ahead and make the
> change?

Does it need packaging changes to xkb-data, and maintenance from the team 
in the future?

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