What is the format (programming grammar) of .mo files and how do I create it?
Jul 9th, 2001 07:00
Ivan L., Guest,
gettext is a GNU Package: the gettext library comes with a set of
utilities to (among others) :
- extract those string you want translated from your code (xgettext),
- possibly merge the resulting file with already existing .po
translation files (msgmerge),
- and "compile" your translation files into a .mo file (msgformat).
See http://www.gnu.org/manual/gettext/index.html for a complete
The .mo format is described in