problem in translation of .schemas files

Christian Stimming stimming at
Mon Oct 20 15:23:20 EDT 2008

Am Montag, 20. Oktober 2008 20:25 schrieb Cristian Marchi:
> Hi,
> I was translating some of the strings that are linked to the file
> "apps_gnucash_general.schemas" and I noticed that they didn't get
> translated in the program (some are translated probably from an old
> version and some are in english). I noticed that this file didn't get
> updated when I run "make install" from the po directory.

The strings in .schemas are not translated by the installed file, even 
though their translation is included in the it.po file. Instead, when 
compiling all of gnucash (running "make;make install" in the top-level 
gnucash directory), some of the gtk/gnome tools will recognize each .schemas 
file (more precisely the file), look up the translations for each 
string in the respective .po files, and create that .schemas file that will 
actually be installed.

So, yes, this is indeed only a translator's problem if you have changed the po 
file but not run "make;make install" on the whole source tree.

I actually don't know whether the updates in the .po file will be picked up 
by "make" alone; maybe, if you repeatedly do this, you need to call "make 
clean" and then "make".


> Let me know if this is only my problem.
> Thanks
> Cristian
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