Added Greek support to gcompris...

Simos Xenitellis simos74 at
Mon Dec 10 17:23:35 EET 2001

Dear Bruno,
Thanks for your response.
I just found the words/sounds that should also be localised.

I am using RedHat 7.1 (w/ updates from RedCarpet).
My libtool versions are:

I just updated my CVS snapshot, compiled again and managed to finish the
compilation. A problem that appears was that the Ximian libxml2 header
files are placed in "/usr/include/libxml2". I had to manually set the
Makefile so that "make" could find them. I did not attempt to fix the
root of this problem.

After the compilation completed, I tried to run the ./gcompris
application and I got this error:
./gcompris: /lib/ version `GCC_3.0' not found (required by

I did not delve into it more.

I am forwarding this e-mail to the Greek localisation mailling list for
further input.

Thanks in advance,

p.s. 1.
The .po file translation was done by "AARG! Anonymous
<remailer at>". I just reviewed it/uploaded to GNOME CVS.

p.s. 2.
Note to Greek localisers.
The gcompris WWW site is at:

Την Δευ, 2001-12-10 στις 00:15, ο/η bruno έγραψε:
> On dim, 2001-12-09 at 20:49, Simos Xenitellis wrote:
> > Dear Bruno,
> > 	I just commited changes to the GNOME CVS for the gcompris application,
> > in order to add support for the Greek language.
> > I did not manage to test the changes as the compilation procedure was
> > not succesful (could not find "ltconfig").
> Welcome on gcompris. Due to the very educational nature of gcompris,
> there is some more translation to perform than just po.
> You will find a list of words under boards/wordsgame/
> In them, the goal is to put works that are simple in your language and
> easy to enter on a keyboard (not atlgr stuff).
> Then more complex, there is the audio letters in boards/sounds
> For your problem, it is best that we work on it to understand what's
> going on. What distrib do you use. Do you have libtool on it ?
> On my side, I see some translated messages but my greek classes are so
> far I can't tell if it works.
> The flag is there.
> Bruno.

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