Bug 61

Summary: the installer doesn't work in french
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: sebastien.delille
Component: installerAssignee: Matt Wilson <msw>
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Version: 5.2   
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Hardware: i386   
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Description sebastien.delille 1998-11-12 18:56:39 UTC
After choosing the "french" language at the beginning of
the installation program, I get a message like
"Cannot find archive member fr1.tr"
and the installation proceeds in English.
Some other people have reported the same problem in

In the misc/src/install/tr directory, the files fr1.tr,
fr2.tr and fr3.tr are empty !

Thanks for your time.
And sorry for my poor english speaking.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1998-11-17 18:01:59 UTC
I was able to replicate this bug. Choosing French causes the install
to generate 4 error windows relating to Cannot find archive member

Comment 2 Eric Doutreleau 1998-12-01 13:33:59 UTC
Shouldn't be easy to just the file that is lacking in the boot.img
This fact make the kickstart installation unusuable

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 1998-12-02 16:06:59 UTC
*** Bug 241 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Matt Wilson 1998-12-09 22:26:59 UTC
The French translators did not get back with us in time for the 5.2
release.  The French option was not supposed to be in the menu.  I
will include the partial French translation in the next boot disk