[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] PBI localization

Titus von Boxberg titus at v9g.de
Fri Feb 24 14:04:12 PST 2012


Am 23.02.2012 16:45, schrieb Ken Moore:
> On 02/23/2012 03:11, Titus von Boxberg wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm new to this list, so please excuse if this is the wrong place.
>>
>> On PCBSD 9.0 I've installed Thunderbird, Firefox, and LibreOffice PBIs.
>> None of the user interfaces seem to be localized.
>>
>> With Firefox, I can access the locale switcher, however it's only able
>> to switch from english user interface to english user interface so
>> I eventually got bored with it.
>> With Thunderbird, no locale switcher seems to be accessible.
>>
>> While - for me - the missing localization of Firefox and Thunderbird
>> is only annoying, it makes LibreOffice unusable.
>>
>> Am I missing something?
>> Should I file a bug report?
>>
>> How could I help to add l10n to the PBIs that I use?
>>
>> Regards
>> Titus
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>
> For the Firefox and Thunderbird PBI's, I have seen some reports about 
> that version of the FreeBSD port having broken the localizations . I 
> am approving the latest Thunderbird PBI's right now, and the new 
> Firefox PBI's here soon. Once the new PBI's are available in the 
> AppCafe (within 24 hours) upgrade to the latest version and see if the 
> localizations have been fixed.
>
> The Libreoffice PBI does not support localizations at all. In order to 
> use a localized version of LibreOffice you have to rebuild the entire 
> program with different build options. Because of this, we are 
> currently only building the English (unlocalized) version of 
> Libreoffice. We do have all the different localizations for 
> openoffice, but there have been reports that the current localized 
> PBI's do have a couple issues with the desktop/menu icons, but the 
> program should work fine. We have been trying to rebuild those PBI's, 
> but the openoffice port itself also broke in the meantime, so we have 
> been waiting for that to get fixed as well.
Isnt't it possible to build LibreOffice --with-lang=ALL?
That might blow up the PBI a bit but it's a kind of giant already.

Regards
Titus



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