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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for msgget (opensolaris section 1)

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(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWastdev | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Volatile | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
iconv(1), msgcc(1), msggen(1), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 9 Oct 2007 msgget(1)