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Fixed #10741: Updated instructions on the best gettext package to get…

… for Windows. Thanks Ramiro.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@11103 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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@@ -978,15 +978,17 @@ message files (``.po``). Translation work itself just involves editing existing
files of this type, but if you want to create your own message files, or want to
test or compile a changed message file, you will need the ``gettext`` utilities:
- * Download the following zip files from
- http://sourceforge.net/projects/gettext
+ * Download the following zip files from the GNOME servers
+ http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/binaries/win32/dependencies/ or from one
+ of its mirrors_
- * ``gettext-runtime-X.bin.woe32.zip``
- * ``gettext-tools-X.bin.woe32.zip``
- * ``libiconv-X.bin.woe32.zip``
+ * ``gettext-runtime-X.zip``
+ * ``gettext-tools-X.zip``
- * Extract the 3 files in the same folder (i.e. ``C:\Program
- Files\gettext-utils``)
+ ``X`` is the version number, we recomend using ``0.15`` or higher.
+
+ * Extract the contents of the ``bin\`` directories in both files to the
+ same folder on your system (i.e. ``C:\Program Files\gettext-utils``)
* Update the system PATH:
@@ -995,6 +997,8 @@ test or compile a changed message file, you will need the ``gettext`` utilities:
* Add ``;C:\Program Files\gettext-utils\bin`` at the end of the
``Variable value`` field
+.. _mirrors: http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/MIRRORS
+
You may also use ``gettext`` binaries you have obtained elsewhere, so long as
the ``xgettext --version`` command works properly. Some version 0.14.4 binaries
have been found to not support this command. Do not attempt to use Django
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