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msgget (1)

Name

msgget - get a message from a message catalog

Synopsis

msgget locale [command:]catalog [set.]number [text]

Description

msgget(1)                        User Commands                       msgget(1)



NAME
       msgget - get a message from a message catalog

SYNOPSIS
       msgget locale [command:]catalog [set.]number [text]


DESCRIPTION
       msgget gets the message corresponding to the parameters. See OPERANDS.

OPERANDS
       The following operands are supported:

       catalog         Specifies the message catalog name.


       command         Specifies command-specific message.


       locale          Specifies  the  locale. If locale is - then the current
                       locale is used.


       [set].number    Identifies  the  message  by  message  number  and   an
                       optional  message  set. If specified as - , the message
                       set and number are determined by looking up text in the
                       corresponding C locale message catalog.


       text            Specifies  the  text  of  the message to be output upon
                       error.


EXIT STATUS
       0     Successful completion.


       >0    An error occurred.


EXAMPLES
       Example 1 Getting a Message in the Current Locale


       The following example gets msg 1 in the  current  locale  from  message
       catalog hello:


         example% msgget - hello 1
         hello world



AUTHORS
       Glenn Fowler, gsf@research.att.com

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:




       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE         |      ATTRIBUTE VALUE        |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability                 |developer/astdev             |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Interface Stability          |Volatile                     |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       iconv(1), msgcc(1), msggen(1), attributes(7)



Solaris 11.4                      9 Oct 2007                         msgget(1)