[arch-dev-public] [arch-dev] Installer and i18n

Simo Leone simo at archlinux.org
Tue Jul 8 17:00:11 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 12:39:12PM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> bash has a builtin i18n mechanism? Can you elaborate? I've never heard of this

Sure, bash does some tricks with strings prefixed with a dollar sign.
Check out the -D option in the bash manpage for a very terse explanation
of what it does. It uses translations from
/usr/share/locale/[lang]/LC_MESSAGES like glibc and a whole slew of
other programs.

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