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bug #51177: msgfmt: Adding custom Desktop keywords skips default keywords

Submitted by:  Felix Riemann <friemann>
Submitted on:  Sun 04 Jun 2017 12:51:20 PM UTC  
 
Category: DesktopSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: None
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Open/Closed: Open

Sun 04 Jun 2017 12:51:20 PM UTC, original submission:

I am trying to translate a Desktop-like file. The format of the file is identical to a standard Desktop file it just uses additional keywords.

Extracting the untranslated strings from the non-standard keywords works fine with xgettext by adding an additional keyword param, like '--keyword=Description'.

However, when I try to to the same with msgfmt (msgfmt --desktop --keyword=Description ...) only the Description keyword will be translated while standard keywords like Name are not. Removing the keyword parameter will translate the standard keywords but (obviously) not the new ones.

This contradicts how xgettext works. Also the manual indicates that it should work the same: https://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/html_node/msgfmt-Invocation.html#Desktop-Entry-mode-operations

Felix Riemann <friemann>

 

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