Questions about gdb and gettext

Richard Earnshaw
Mon Jun 24 05:18:00 GMT 2002 said:
> It isn't always necessary to mark every string in the source.  You can
> also tell the xgettext program that certain functions implicitly
> translate their argument.  So, for instance, we could set things up so
> that the first argument to `warning' and `error' doesn't need any
> special marking. 

How would that save you having to mark the strings?  AFAICT it would just 
mean that you have to mark them with N_() rather than _().

Unless the strings are marked, gettext won't be able to extract them.


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