5.22. Gettext-

The Gettext package contains utilities for internationalization and localization. These allow programs to be compiled with NLS (Native Language Support), enabling them to output messages in the user's native language.

Approximate build time: 0.8 SBU
Required disk space: 82 MB

5.22.1. Installation of Gettext

Prepare Gettext for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/tools

Compile the package:


Compilation is now complete. As discussed earlier, running the test suite is not mandatory for the temporary tools here in this chapter. To run the Gettext test suite anyway, issue the following command:

make check

Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 6.47.2, “Contents of Gettext.”