[fpc-devel] FPC compiler error messages file update

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sat Sep 30 16:12:57 CEST 2023

> Am 27.07.2023 um 11:43 schrieb Michael Van Canneyt via fpc-devel <fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org>:
> Hello,
> We're preparing FPC fixes release 3.2.4.
> There are some new error messages in the compiler/msg/errore.msg file,
> they need to be translated to other available languages:
> errorct.msg (Catalan)
> errorda.msg (Danish)
> errord.msg  (German, CP 850)
> errordu.msg (German, UTF8)
> errores.msg (Spanish)
> errorfi.msg (Finish)
> errorf.msg  (French)
> errorhe.msg (Hebrew CP 1255)
> errorheu.msg (Hebrew UTF8)
> errorid.msg (Indonesian CP 20127)
> erroriu.msg (Italian)
> errorn.msg  (Dutch)
> errorpli.msg (Polish CP 8859-2)
> errorpl.msg (Polish CP 852)
> errorpt.msg (Portugese CP 850)
> errorptu.msg (Portugese UTF8)
> errorr.msg (Russian CP 866)
> errorru.msg (Russian UTF8)
> errorues.msg (Spanish UTF8)
> The tool compiler/utils/msgdif can be used to compare the language-specific
> file with the original file, and will write a new.msg file.

Anymore except those from mischi (thanks :))?

> so after compiling msgdif, if you execute the following command in the compiler/msg directory (I'm taking dutch as an example, you should
> obviously use your language file):
> msgdif errore.msg errorn.msg
> it will result in a file new.msg which has all original messages from errorn.msg and all new messages: this 'new.msg' file needs to be corrected/updated.
> I have not updated the various files myself using this method, since I am not
> capable of interpreting the resulting new.msg since I don't read all these
> languages, and would possibly commit wrong files as a result.
> If you speak one of these languages, please consider updating the
> corresponding language file and uploading a patch to the issue tracker, or you can send a diff to me and I will apply it.
> If creating the msgdif tool and the new.msg file is too difficult for you, feel free to mail me and I will gladly do it for you.
> Thanks in advance,
> Michael.
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