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

-f, --force

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

-n, --dry-run

print modifications but don't perform them


Written by Ulrich Drepper

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs in the bug tracker at <> or by email to <>.

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.

Referenced By


May 2019 GNU gettext-tools 0.20.1