Proposal: Convert .mo files to UTF-8

Bill Nottingham notting at
Thu Mar 1 20:54:47 UTC 2007

Egmont Koblinger (egmont at said: 
> - The only thing that needs to be done is an "msgunfmt" followed by "msgconv
>   -t UTF-8" and finally "msgfmt" for all the .mo files under the standard
>   locale directories.
> - So, after all, it is _very_ easy to implement it.

So, what this has the potential to do is encode the timestamp of this
conversion in the final .mo file. Which then will cause multilib conflicts
on package installs.


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