Re: [?] internationalizing shell scripts
Santiago Vila <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 16 May 2002, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> > I'd swear I saw it fly by on one of the debian lists I subscribe to,
> > but now I can't find it for the life of me.
> > How do I internationalize my shell scripts?
> > The C parts of the package are already using AM_GNU_GETTEXT if that
> > makes a diference.
> > Please tell me what FM2R and I'll happily do so.
> if [ -x /usr/bin/gettext ]; then
> echo="echo -n"
> export TEXTDOMAIN=libc
> $echo "cheese"
> echo ""
> $ LANG=es_ES; ./test-script
Thanks! It looks like this is the more portable version. The other
two suggestions require bash and although that is not really a problem
it would be nice to be able to use any /bin/sh compatible shell.
Now, how would I integrate this with my automake/autoconf/gettext
build machinery ...
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