String Freeze Exception in Baloo

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Mon Jul 28 21:50:45 UTC 2014

El Dilluns, 28 de juliol de 2014, a les 16:16:28, Vishesh Handa va escriure:
> Hey guys
> We introduced a new query parser module in Baloo for 4.14. This module used
> '%1' as a placeholder in many of the strings. This '%1' was just a
> placeholder. Unfortunately, KLocalizedString when compiled in release mode
> would replace this %1 with K18N_ARGUMENT_MISSING, making the module useless.

I'm almost sure it's actually the other way and K18N_ARGUMENT_MISSING is only 
added in debug builds, not release ones.

That makes it a bit less important, but still relatively important.

> If it's alright with you guys, I would like to stop using %1 in our strings
> and now use $ instead. See -
> This would unfortunately break many of the existing translations. Possible
> options -
> 1. Break the translations. This module isn't publicly used anywhere.
> Doesn't matter.
> 2. Do not ship the module for 4.14. It's not used anywhere, so we can do
> that.
> I would prefer doing (1). If there are no objections I'll commit the patch.

For me you can do (1).


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