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6.1.4 Output file location in update mode

The result is written back to def.po.

`--backup=control'
Make a backup of def.po

`--suffix=suffix'
Override the usual backup suffix.

The version control method may be selected via the --backup option or through the VERSION_CONTROL environment variable. Here are the values:

`none'
`off'
Never make backups (even if --backup is given).

`numbered'
`t'
Make numbered backups.

`existing'
`nil'
Make numbered backups if numbered backups for this file already exist, otherwise make simple backups.

`simple'
`never'
Always make simple backups.

The backup suffix is `~', unless set with --suffix or the SIMPLE_BACKUP_SUFFIX environment variable.


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