windows issues with gettext

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Tue Oct 16 08:35:41 PDT 2012

"Lubomir I. Ivanov" <neolit123 at> writes:

> On 16 October 2012 14:21, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:
>> Ok, a couple of sleepless hours later I think I have just pushed a
>> working version. This creates a staging directory for us under
>> packaging/windows/share and automagically copies all the needed .mo
>> files into it (the correctness of at least part of that theory was just
>> shown when I added Henrik's Spanish translation and everything just fell
>> into place after I recreated the installer).
>> The installer doesn't appear to include any spurious directories anymore
>> and uninstall seems to fully remove things. And Subsurface runs fully
>> localized in my German Windows installation.
>> I just put a new installer at
>> (the new one is 8436551 bytes)
>> Can you test this and verify that what it installs a) works, b) is sane
>> (as far as content / directory layout is concerned) and c) completely
>> uninstalls for you?
>> Thanks
> thank you for the effort,
> this seems to be installing, running and uninstalling correctly.
> i think i seeing another cropping issue related to main window title on win7:
> ^ the above is an example using de_DE.
> can be reproduced as follows:
> - open subsurface
> - file->close (if default file is open)
> - import dives/ test0 & test1
> result is dive #0 does not have the Dive text in the main window title
> when selected.
> on bg_BG i'm seeing cropping:
> before #0 there is a portion from the end of the BG word for dive
> "Гмуркане" -> only "ане".
> this could be related to the buffer sizes in info.c:show_dive_info().

It's not buffer size, it's my ancient code making assumptions about the
number of characters in a given string - which with localization we
can't do anymore.

I just pushed a fix, can you test (I'm not sure if you are currently
able to build as I know you mentioned problems with that at some point)


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