Intltool-0.50.2

Introduction to Intltool

The Intltool is an internationalization tool used for extracting translatable strings from source files, collecting the extracted strings with messages from traditional source files (<source directory>/<package>/po) and merging the translations into .xml, .desktop and .oaf files.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

Intltool Dependencies

Required

XML::Parser-2.41

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/intltool

Installation of Intltool

Install Intltool by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -m644 -D doc/I18N-HOWTO \
    /usr/share/doc/intltool-0.50.2/I18N-HOWTO

Contents

Installed Programs: intltool-extract, intltool-merge, intltool-prepare, intltool-update and intltoolize
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/share/doc/intltool-0.50.2 and /usr/share/intltool

Short Descriptions

intltoolize

prepares a package to use intltool.

intltool-extract

generates header files that can be read by gettext.

intltool-merge

merges translated strings into various file types.

intltool-prepare

updates pot files and merges them with translation files.

intltool-update

updates the po template files and merges them with the translations.

Last updated on 2014-02-17 23:16:31 +0000