gettextize - install or upgrade gettext infrastructure

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

Prepares a source package to use gettext.

print this help and exit
print version information and exit
force writing of new files even if old exist
specify directory with PO files
don't update or create ChangeLog files
make symbolic links instead of copying files
print modifications but don't perform them

Written by Ulrich Drepper

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Copyright © 1995-2023 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.

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.

September 2023 GNU gettext-tools 0.22.2