[vlc-devel] commit: Experimental lua gettext support. ( Antoine Cellerier )

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Mon Dec 28 19:18:46 CET 2009

Le lundi 28 décembre 2009, Antoine Cellerier a écrit :
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > I dunno lua, so this might be stupid. But can't we just make the N_
> > function a no-op at a higher level? (IOW, do we really need C code
> > to re-invent the identity function?).
> We don't.  I put  it in  the C code  since that  was most  convinient
> to share  code with  all  the lua  plugin types.  (I  was also 
> considering defining the  functions as _()  and N_() instead of 
> vlc.gettext._() and vlc.gettext.N_())
> I'll   probably  change   the   way  we   handle   native  lua  
> modules (share/lua/intf/modules/ at the moment) in the comming days
> to make some of them accessible to other lua plugin types (like
> extensions).
> Btw, if  anybody knows  how to  test gettext  support without  having
> to install vlc, I'd love to be told.

Just copy po/fr.gmo to /usr/local/share/locale/fr/LC_MESSAGES/vlc.mo 
Alternatively, make a symbolic link.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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