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Makemessages error

So, I'am in askbot directory and launch command:

python ../ jinja2_makemessages -l ru -e html,py,txt

... and get error (traceback)

How to solve that?

bluebyte's avatar
asked 2013-03-20 16:36:04 -0500
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Do other commands work? For example - can you launch "runserver"?

Evgeny's avatar Evgeny (2013-03-21 23:52:20 -0500) edit

runserver works. compilemessages, collectstatic, migrate also works

bluebyte's avatar bluebyte (2013-03-22 07:32:05 -0500) edit

@Evgeny no ideas?

bluebyte's avatar bluebyte (2013-03-27 07:53:03 -0500) edit

Btw there may be an alternative way to deal with the translations - using the babel package, but I have not investigated this method.

Evgeny's avatar Evgeny (2013-03-27 17:00:21 -0500) edit
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I've tried to run that command and there were some issues - now fixed in the repo - (but not related to the ones that you have encountered).

This: askbot.deps.livesettings.models.SettingNotSet: ("Startup error, couldn't load EXTERNAL_KEYS.RECAPTCHA_SECRET", None) is often a sign of either a missing library dependency, issues with the cache setup (please use at least locmem, do not use dummy), possibly issue with the database support in MySQL - this latter one could be due to a bugs in Askbot.

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answered 2013-03-27 16:59:24 -0500, updated 2013-03-27 17:01:02 -0500
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