[vdr] How to set German OSD in VDR 1.5.8

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 17:55:35 CEST 2007


Matthias Fechner wrote:
> Hi Anssi,
> 
> Anssi Hannula wrote:
>> What is the output of "locale"?
> 
> it says:
> LANG=
> LC_CTYPE="POSIX"
> LC_NUMERIC="POSIX"
> LC_TIME="POSIX"
> LC_COLLATE="POSIX"
> LC_MONETARY="POSIX"
> LC_MESSAGES="POSIX"
> LC_PAPER="POSIX"
> LC_NAME="POSIX"
> LC_ADDRESS="POSIX"
> LC_TELEPHONE="POSIX"
> LC_MEASUREMENT="POSIX"
> LC_IDENTIFICATION="POSIX"
> LC_ALL=

Hmm, what about:
LC_ALL=en_US LANGUAGE=de_DE ls --help

Which language is the message displayed in?

> I checked the manpage of locale and it says that I can set the following
> variables:
> LANG
> LC_ALL
> LC_CTYPE
> LC_MESSAGES
> NLSPATH
> 
> I checked then the homepage of gettext and it says:
> "Then, users only have to set the LANG environment variable to the
> appropriate `ll_CC' combination prior to using the programs in the
> package. See Matrix. For example, let's presume a German site. At the
> shell prompt, users merely have to execute `setenv LANG de_DE' (in csh)
> or `export LANG; LANG=de_DE' (in sh). They could even do this from their
> .login or .profile file."
> 
> see here:
> http://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/gettext.html#End-Users

LANGUAGE variable is described as the method to use by software wishing 
to provide an option to change language:
http://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/gettext.html#gettext-grok

> I checked also the version of gettext and it seems that the current
> version of gettext is 0.16 which I have installed.

> Are you using an older version of gettext?

Nope, latest is in use.

-- 
Anssi Hannula



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