Posted about 8 years ago. Visible to the public.

Rails 4.1+: New locale files require a Spring restart

So you want to organize your I18n using multiple .yml files but your Rails 4.1 application simply won't use any extra files in development? Spring is to blame.

Halt spring by running:

spring stop

The next time you spawn a bin/rails console or similar, your new translations will work.

You will need to repeat the above every time you create a new .yml file or rename existing ones.


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Arne Hartherz
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about 8 years ago
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