Solaris only. msgfmt
translates "portable object files" (file
) into loadable message files that can be used by a running application via the gettext
(3C) and dgettext
(3C) library functions.
Portable object files are created using xgettext
from the original C source code files. A translator then edits the
file, providing translations of each string (or "message") in the source program. The format is described in the msgfmt
Once compiled by msgfmt
, the running program uses the translations for its output when the locale is set up appropriately.
Place the output in file
. This option ignores
directives and duplicate
Be verbose. Duplicate message identifiers are listed, but message strings are not redefined.