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CATGETS(3) Library Functions Manual CATGETS(3)

retrieve string from message catalog

#include <nl_types.h>
char *
catgets(nl_catd catd, int set_id, int msg_id, const char *s);

The catgets() function attempts to retrieve message msg_id of set set_id from the message catalog referenced by the descriptor catd. The argument s points to a default message which is returned if the function is unable to retrieve the specified message.

If the specified message was retrieved successfully, catgets() returns a pointer to an internal buffer containing the message string; otherwise it returns s.

catclose(3), catopen(3)

The catgets() function conforms to X/Open Portability Guide Issue 3 (“XPG3”).
June 5, 2013 OpenBSD-current