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Subject: Re: .lng file format

Re: .lng file format

From: Bluechip <>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 03:13:27 +0100

or maybe

basically, the file you are after is NOT a distribution file is
a "source code" file
which is why you couldn't find it ;)


At 03:06 29/05/2007, you wrote:

>----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul Erkens" <>
>To: "Rockbox" <>
>Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2007 10:21 AM
>Subject: Re: .lng file format
>>Hi Daniel Stenberg,
>>I feel stupid now. But after a few days of searching the internet
>>for clarifications in the evening hours I have, I'm still not very
>>far ahead. It's just that too many things are assumed well known to
>>the reader, while trying to make sense of the documentation
>>provided. Terms like perl, utf-8, build environment and so on are
>>now clear, however the file you are pointing me to, I just cannot
>>find. I still want to make my own voice files.
>>So, where is this .lang file located
>Hi Paul
>You can get it from the below
>to begin with? I have english.lng from
>>the rockbox distribution file set. It is in .rockbox\langs. But
>>apparently, that is not the file I should be working with. Doing a
>>windows search for .lang finds 0 files. Neither on my local drive,
>>nor on the player. I understand the explanation of the .lang file
>>format you referred me to on the twiki, but even the link on that
>>very site leads to an internal server error when I try to view the
>>link about the .lang file on the twiki page. Is it something I'd
>>have to download separately?
>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Daniel Stenberg" <>
>>To: "Rockbox" <>
>>Sent: Friday, May 25, 2007 10:06 PM
>>Subject: Re: .lng file format
>>>On Fri, 25 May 2007, Paul Erkens wrote:
>>>>Where can I get the specification of the current rockbox .lng file format?
>>>The .lng format should not be of much interested to people, the
>>>.lang should:
>>>Of course, your description of the binary .lng format was correct:
>>>it's just a set of zero-terminated strings prefixed with their
>>>(two-byte) indexes.
>>> Daniel Stenberg -- --
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Received on 2007-05-29

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