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install or upgrade gettext infrastructure


gettextize [OPTION]... [package-dir]

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Prepares a source package to use gettext.



print this help and exit


print version information and exit

-f, --force

force writing of new files even if old exist


install libintl in a subdirectory (deprecated)


specify directory with PO files


don’t update or create ChangeLog files


make symbolic links instead of copying files

-n, --dry-run

print modifications but don’t perform them


Copyright © 1995-1998, 2000-2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

reporting bugs

Report bugs to <bug-gnu-gettext[:at:]gnu[:dot:]org>.

see also

The full documentation for gettextize is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gettextize programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info gettextize

should give you access to the complete manual.


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