Bug 61 - the installer doesn't work in french
the installer doesn't work in french
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1998-11-12 13:56 EST by sebastien.delille
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-09 17:26:35 EST
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Description sebastien.delille 1998-11-12 13:56:39 EST
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
fr.comp.os.linux.

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 13:01:59 EST
I was able to replicate this bug. Choosing French causes the install
to generate 4 error windows relating to Cannot find archive member
fr1.tr.
Comment 2 Eric Doutreleau 1998-12-01 08:33:59 EST
Shouldn't be easy to just the file that is lacking in the boot.img
disk?
This fact make the kickstart installation unusuable
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 1998-12-02 11:06:59 EST
*** Bug 241 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Matt Wilson 1998-12-09 17:26:59 EST
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
release.

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