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MSGCMP

Section: GNU (1)
Updated: November 2006
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NAME

msgcmp - compare message catalog and template  

SYNOPSIS

msgcmp [OPTION] def.po ref.pot  

DESCRIPTION

Compare two Uniforum style .po files to check that both contain the same set of msgid strings. The def.po file is an existing PO file with the translations. The ref.pot file is the last created PO file, or a PO Template file (generally created by xgettext). This is useful for checking that you have translated each and every message in your program. Where an exact match cannot be found, fuzzy matching is used to produce better diagnostics.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.  

Input file location:

def.po
translations
ref.pot
references to the sources
-D, --directory=DIRECTORY
add DIRECTORY to list for input files search
 

Operation modifiers:

-m, --multi-domain
apply ref.pot to each of the domains in def.po
--use-fuzzy
consider fuzzy entries
--use-untranslated
consider untranslated entries
 

Input file syntax:

-P, --properties-input
input files are in Java .properties syntax
--stringtable-input
input files are in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax
 

Informative output:

-h, --help
display this help and exit
-V, --version
output version information and exit
 

AUTHOR

Written by Peter Miller.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-gnu-gettext@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1995-1998, 2000-2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for msgcmp is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and msgcmp programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info msgcmp

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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SEE ALSO




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