help_filter field in a
struct argp is a pointer to a
function that filters the text of help messages before displaying
them. They have a function signature like:
char *help-filter (int key, const char *text, void *input)
Where key is either a key from an option, in which case text is that option’s help text. See Specifying Options in an Argp Parser. Alternately, one of the special keys with names beginning with ‘ARGP_KEY_HELP_’ might be used, describing which other help text text will contain. See Special Keys for Argp Help Filter Functions.
The function should return either text if it remains as-is, or a
replacement string allocated using
malloc. This will be either be
freed by argp or zero, which prints nothing. The value of text is
supplied after any translation has been done, so if any of the
replacement text needs translation, it will be done by the filter
function. input is either the input supplied to
or it is zero, if
argp_help was called directly by the user.