Commit 9114923d authored by Philip Withnall's avatar Philip Withnall

ggettext: Include an example of setlocale() and friends in the i18n docs

Include an example main() function, and include a link to the gettext
manual’s section on integrating gettext with build systems.

That should work as a complete reference for how to add i18n support to
an application.
parent 7a8ef00a
......@@ -482,15 +482,33 @@ g_dngettext (const gchar *domain,
* ]|
* For an application, note that you also have to call bindtextdomain(),
* bind_textdomain_codeset(), textdomain() and setlocale() early on in your
* main() to make gettext() work.
* main() to make gettext() work. For example:
* |[<!-- language="C" -->
* #include <glib/gi18n.h>
* #include <locale.h>
* int
* main (int argc, char **argv)
* {
* setlocale (LC_ALL, "");
* bindtextdomain (GETTEXT_PACKAGE, DATADIR "/locale");
* bind_textdomain_codeset (GETTEXT_PACKAGE, "UTF-8");
* textdomain (GETTEXT_PACKAGE);
* // Rest of your application.
* }
* ]|
* where `DATADIR` is as typically provided by automake.
* For a library, you only have to call bindtextdomain() and
* bind_textdomain_codeset() in your initialization function. If your library
* doesn't have an initialization function, you can call the functions before
* the first translated message.
* The gettext manual covers details of how to set up message extraction
* with xgettext.
* The
* [gettext manual](
* covers details of how to integrate gettext into a project’s build system and
* workflow.
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