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bug #20510: [wishlist] updatedb does not use gettext

Submitter:  Eric Blake <ericb>
Submitted:  Wed 18 Jul 2007 04:22:12 AM UTC
Category:  updatedb Severity:  1 - Wish
Item Group:  Wrong result Status:  Postponed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Eric Blake Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  4.1.20 Fixed Release:  None
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Sun 11 Apr 2010 11:57:15 AM UTC, comment #2: 

updatedb would probably be best rewritten.   I'm going to mark the updatedb-related bus as "Postponed" in order to consider them all in a batch, when I get around to the rewrite.

(Leslie P. Polzer did start on a rewrite some time back as part of the Summer of Code but there are some updatedb-related issues his changes don't resolve yet, I think)

James Youngman <jay>
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Wed 18 Jul 2007 05:08:22 AM UTC, comment #1: 

updatedb.c is almost done.
I'm going to add gettext support as well.

Leslie P. Polzer <skypher>
Wed 18 Jul 2007 04:22:12 AM UTC, original submission:  

It would be nice if updatedb could use gettext(1) to translate its output.  The conversion may be easier by rewriting updatedb in C than figuring out how to use gettext on portable shell code.

Eric Blake <ericb>
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    2010-04-11 jay StatusConfirmed Postponed
    2007-07-18 ericb Summaryupdatedb does not use gettext [wishlist] updatedb does not use gettext

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