Re: Kernel-Messages translation

Aaron M. Ucko (
11 Jun 1997 22:19:24 -0400

Oh, no, not again.

Translation of kernel messages belongs, if anywhere, in userspace.
Putting it in the kernel would (a) bloat the kernel and (b) make it
harder to debug problems. (developers would have to know what
all sorts of translated messages meant for at least their subsystem,
rather than merely having to know the English messages.)

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