How to fix a bug inside ubiquity localechooser-post-base-installer.patch

Asked by esmaeelE

Hi, I want to fix installer bug that reported in

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1891270

The change made on this `localechooser-post-base-installer.patch` file.
This is only one line addition to add default language for IRAN.

I think I commit in a wrong branch, is it correct?

How and when this fix will release in UBUNTU?

Is it possible to add this fix in next release?

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :
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I am no expert on that matter, but it seems to me that the modification on the patch file is wrong.

If my interpretation of the file is correct, then there is a + sign missing at the beginning of the line that you added, similar to those before and after.

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esmaeelE (esmaeele) said :
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I think my question relate to this fix commit
https://git.launchpad.net/ubiquity/commit/?id=6423d4b8

My proposed fix commit just only add one line.
IR) deflang=fa ;;

What I want to know is after cloning the ubiquity repository with
git clone https://git.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity

Which branch I must use for commit?

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :
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I doubt that you can upload your change to the repository, because that needs certain rights.
If you look at https://code.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity you most probably will see "You cannot push directly to this repository. Members of Ubuntu Server Dev import team can push to this repository."

Remark:
The way that you have formatted the change seems wrong to me.
It is needed that the line for IR looks exactly the same as the other ones (including tabs and space characters and the plus sign).

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