Re: Why do maintainers "sync" po files in cvs?

Hi Christian,

On Fri, 2004-08-13 at 20:40, Christian Rose wrote:
> fre 2004-08-13 klockan 10.44 skrev Tommi Vainikainen:
> > I've noticed that some maintainers (not speaking about translators
> > now) run intltool-update for every po file and then commit those files
> > with only those autogenerated changes. I think this is bad behaviour
> > with version control.
> > 
> > Sometimes I do partially update translation, but because only
> > partially, I don't instantly commit those changes. If someone
> > "updates" po file during that, I get very annoying CVS conflicts.
> > 
> > So how to get this message (ie. not to do such things) to all those
> > maintainers and is there somewhere documented procedures for
> > maintainers regarding this issue?
> It has been brought up before (see
>, but possibly it's worth reminding developers again to avoid committing po files touched by make dist to CVS.

	You'll note that although we all agreed "that sucks" I don't think we
ever agreed that not committing the .po file changes was better overall.


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