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Date:   Thu, 1 Aug 2019 12:13:16 +0200
From:   Benno Schulenberg <>
To:     Theodore Ts'o <>,
        Ext4 Developers List <>
Cc:     Trần Ngọc Quân <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] po: remove unnecessary/buggy positional parameter

Op 13-07-19 om 18:57 schreef Theodore Ts'o:
> The strings in e2fsck/problem.c use a special %-expansion scheme,
> where %b gets expanded to a block number, %i gets expanded to an inode
> number, etc., where these values are in a problem context data
> structure.  As such, there is no need to use a printf style positional
> indicator (e.g., %2$s).  Indeed, the use of things like %1$i or %2$b
> will cause the %-expansion code to just print %1$i or %2$b, instead of
> the inode or block number, respectively.
> Addresses-Debian-Bug: #892173

The proposed corrections have been applied by the translators to the Czech,
Dutch and German PO files, and manually by myself to the Vietnamese PO file .

Attached is a small patch to remove a superfluous no-c-format tag.


View attachment "0001-e2fsck-remove-an-ineffective-because-trailing-xgette.patch" of type "text/x-patch" (915 bytes)

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