The setuptool program (setup) is a front-end menu program for a group of other tools, mostly system-con-
fig-*-tui tools. The list of options which it presents is assembled by scanning /etc/setuptool.d and
/usr/share/setuptool/setuptool.d for files.
Each file in the directory should contain one or more lines of text. Each line contains from one to four
fields which are separated by "|" characters. In order, they are:
- the path to the binary to invoke (mandatory)
- the untranslated name of the application which should be displayed
(If unset, defaults to the path of the binary, but don't depend on that.)
- the gettext textdomain in which a translation of the name of the application can be found
(If unset, defaults to "setup".)
- the directory in which translations for the textdomain can be found
(If unset, defaults to "/usr/share/locale".)
If multiple entries with the same untranslated name exist, the one which was read FIRST takes precedence.
Files are read in name collation order.
A contrived example would create /etc/setuptool.d/00bogus with these contents:
/bin/ls --color; /bin/sleep 5|Example "ls" invocation.
/bin/ls --color; /bin/sleep 5|Give this help list|libc
to use one of libc's (not meaningful here, but) translatable messages.
Linux 2009-10-07 setup(1)
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