Un-asked-for-language support

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Nov 25 19:18:39 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-11-25 at 14:10 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:

> > the only difference here is that adding non-input-method-based language
> > post installation is trivial, while adding input-method-based languages
> > post-installation is not. That is why the stuff for input-method-based
> > languages always gets installed by default, but stuff for
> > non-input-method-based languages doesn't.
> Not sure that is true, actually. Or do you mean by 'non-trivial' just
> that you have to open gpk-application and install the language suppport
> group for your language ? 
> IIRC, there was some discussion wrt to
> http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/YumLangpackPlugin about doing
> that automatically if a user logs in with a language whose language
> support group is not installed.

Last time I tried it you had to go a bit beyond that point (there was
manual work involved in actually getting an input method to start in
your user session). That was a while back, though, admittedly. I should
test again.

Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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