olpc-os-builder -- injecting Sugar translations
dsd at laptop.org
Thu Oct 14 12:03:38 EDT 2010
On 14 October 2010 16:58, Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> We have 4 local languages that are not in Sugar nor Linux/Fedora
> localizations. The plan so far is to start working on Sugar's Pootle
> for Sugar and Activities. The timeframes don't allow for a full cycle
> upstream (not even glibc knows about them).
> How do we inject them into an OS image? I suspect we'll need an
> os-image-builder module to
> - frob libc locales list (if required)
This already happens based on the configured languages.
> - install sugar translations
> - install activity translations
The problem with force installing activity translations into the
"regular place" like this is that they'll get blown away on activity
> Is there a better way? Am I missing anything?
If glibc doesn't know about them then you'll have to add all the
locale data as well. I suspect that is also a prerequisite for adding
a language to Pootle.
You could look at the code used to generate language packs and rework
that into a more generic archive which could be fed to
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