bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #41072, GUI: improved locale detection


bug #41072: GUI: improved locale detection

Submitted by:  Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Submitted on:  Fri 03 Jan 2014 02:51:45 AM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Other
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Sat 09 Mar 2019 08:04:44 PM UTC, comment #5: 

Qt recommends to pass the complete system locale object to the translator in order to load the suitable translation file (see changeset http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/65e5526ad987).

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Sat 02 Jul 2016 06:04:02 AM UTC, comment #4: 

Retagging "In progress"

Lachlan Andrew <lachlan>
Fri 03 Jan 2014 03:00:47 AM UTC, comment #3: 

If this is needed, then I'd prefer to see it done with a feature test in the configure script rather than checking a version number.

John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Fri 03 Jan 2014 03:00:37 AM UTC, comment #2: 

We prefer to test for features rather than using library version numbers for conditional code in Octave. This should condition on a flag like HAVE_QLOCALE_UILANGUAGES. Please see this changeset for a similar example of a Qt feature test:


Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Fri 03 Jan 2014 02:53:53 AM UTC, comment #1: 

patch attached, as promised.

(file #30157)

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Fri 03 Jan 2014 02:51:45 AM UTC, original submission:  

as per <https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-7329>
Adds support for "System Preferences->International->Language" (instead of  "System Preferences->International->Formats") on a Mac and similarly on Windows.

patch to be submitted subsequent to the bug id assignment.

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>


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file #30157:  locale.diff added by fgnievinski (834B - application/octet-stream)


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    Follow 8 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-03-09 mtmiller Carbon-CopyRemoved 80942 => -
    2019-03-09 ttl StatusIn Progress => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2016-07-02 lachlan StatusPatch Submitted => In Progress
    2016-03-31 mtmiller StatusNone => Patch Submitted
        Release3.8.0 => dev
        Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows => Any
    2014-01-03 fgnievinski Attached File- => Added locale.diff, #30157

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