[vlc-devel] change language string in vlc

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at chewa.net
Mon Mar 1 00:08:02 CET 2010


On Thu, Feb 25, 10 at 19:17 -0800, Black Jack wrote:

>      I   have   complied   vlc-1.0.4   in   cygwin,Now   I   want   to
>      change  some  strings   in  vlc  menu  with   poedit,I  find  .mo
>      file   has  been   produced  in   dir  /po,after   compiled,enter
>      cygwin\usr\local\share\locale,vlc.mo  don't  changed,so menu  has
>      not been changed,Why?

On a real *nix system vlc uses the vlc.mo in
${PREFIX}/share/locales/${LANG}/LC_MESSAGES  for both installed and
builddir vlc.

On Windows, an installed vlc uses the ${LANG}.mo in ${directory where vlc.exe is}/locale/ 

Not sure what vlc does on a builddir on cygwin


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