potools uses the same gettext command line tools that R itself does to run translation. These are required for translation to work properly; this function is mainly for testing use & checks whether the current environment is equipped for translation.

## Usage

check_potools_sys_reqs(which = SYSTEM_REQUIREMENTS)

## Arguments

which

Which requirements to test for. Defaults to all of the command-line utilities on which potools relies, namely,

• msgmerge

• msgfmt

• msginit

• msgconv

## Value

TRUE if the system is ready for translation, otherwise a message suggesting how to proceed.

## Details

Specifically, potools relies on these command-line utilities:

tools::update_pkg_po()