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Re: [PATCH 12/12] fsck: mark strings for translation




SZEDER Gábor <szeder.dev@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

>> -	fprintf(stderr, "%s in %s %s: %s\n",
>> -		msg_type, printable_type(obj), describe_object(obj), err);
>> +	fprintf_ln(stderr, _("%s in %s %s: %s"),
>
> Are the (f)printf() -> (f)printf_ln() changes all over
> 'builtin/fsck.c' really necessary to mark strings for translation?

It is beyond absolute minimum but I saw it argued here that this
makes it easier to manage the .po and .pot files if your message
strings do not end with LF, a you are much less likely to _add_
unneeded LF to the translated string than _lose_ LF at the end of
translated string.