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I want add locales support to my python app, but I have problem with path to directory with translates. Defualt is /usr/share/locale, but what is recommended method to define it?

  1. Writing path in source code
  2. Using special function to discover it
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You don't need to define the directory, Python's gettext module can find it by itself on at least Linux. Just follow the instructions in the documentation and it should work.

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