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Subject: Re: Question on language strings processing

Re: Question on language strings processing

From: Jean Boullier <>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 13:06:25 +0200

OK, thank you very much, Linus.

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:

> Jean Boullier wrote:
>> Regarding language-dependent strings (LANG_something) and the
>> language files, is the english.lang file THE reference for all the
>> process, or is there any other reference somewhere else in the libs
>> that I would not have found ? I have noticed file lang.c after a
>> build but I understand that it is generated during the build, no ?
> The english lang file is the reference.
>> I would like to be able to quickly create a .lng file for testing
>> changes when needed without having to run the whole build process
>> (which does not give me that .lng file anyway).
> Example: to build the francais.lng file:
> (in the rockbox-devel directory)
> # tools/binlang apps/lang/english.lang apps/lang/francais.lang
> francais.lng
> The newly created francais.lng is now in the current directory.
> This example applies to Linux, for Windows you might have to call Perl
> explicitly:
> C:> perl tools/binlang apps/lang/english.lang apps/lang/francais.lang
> francais.lng
> /Linus
Received on 2003-04-28

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