The build of gnome-shell 3.28.0-0ubuntu4 was not sufficient to fix this.
complained about the PO files for the affected languages.
uploaded manually. Imported without errors.
Next thought: Was the first failure about timing, i.e. did LP use the
info in the old template to validate the PO files? To test that I took
the upstream Serbian file and uploaded it manually without removing the
Conclusion: A no-change rebuild ought to be sufficient to fix it in
gnome-shell for the other affected languages.
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LP refuses to import plural strings where e.g. msgstr entries in PO
file miss %d
Status in Launchpad itself:
Status in Ubuntu Translations:
Status in gnome-shell package in Ubuntu:
Some strings of GNOME Shell are untranslated in the Czech translation
on Ubuntu 18.04 although they are translated upstream and when I try
to manually translate them on launchpad, I get this error: "number of
format specifications in 'msgid_plural' and 'msgstr' does not
The bad strings are:
%d minute ago
%d minutes ago
%d hour ago
%d hours ago
%d week ago
%d weeks ago
%d month ago
%d months ago
%d year ago
%d years ago
They seem to be correct, but they are not accepted for some reason.
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