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MSGUNFMT

Section: GNU (1)
Updated: November 2006
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NAME

msgunfmt - uncompile message catalog from binary format  

SYNOPSIS

msgunfmt [OPTION] [FILE]...  

DESCRIPTION

Convert binary message catalog to Uniforum style .po file.

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

Operation mode:

-j, --java
Java mode: input is a Java ResourceBundle class
--csharp
C# mode: input is a .NET .dll file
--csharp-resources
C# resources mode: input is a .NET .resources file
--tcl
Tcl mode: input is a tcl/msgcat .msg file
 

Input file location:

FILE ...
input .mo files

If no input file is given or if it is -, standard input is read.  

Input file location in Java mode:

-r, --resource=RESOURCE
resource name
-l, --locale=LOCALE
locale name, either language or language_COUNTRY

The class name is determined by appending the locale name to the resource name, separated with an underscore. The class is located using the CLASSPATH.  

Input file location in C# mode:

-r, --resource=RESOURCE
resource name
-l, --locale=LOCALE
locale name, either language or language_COUNTRY
-d DIRECTORY
base directory for locale dependent .dll files

The -l and -d options are mandatory. The .dll file is located in a subdirectory of the specified directory whose name depends on the locale.  

Input file location in Tcl mode:

-l, --locale=LOCALE
locale name, either language or language_COUNTRY
-d DIRECTORY
base directory of .msg message catalogs

The -l and -d options are mandatory. The .msg file is located in the specified directory.  

Output file location:

-o, --output-file=FILE
write output to specified file

The results are written to standard output if no output file is specified or if it is -.  

Output details:

-e, --no-escape
do not use C escapes in output (default)
-E, --escape
use C escapes in output, no extended chars
--force-po
write PO file even if empty
-i, --indent
write indented output style
--strict
write strict uniforum style
-p, --properties-output
write out a Java .properties file
--stringtable-output
write out a NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings file
-w, --width=NUMBER
set output page width
--no-wrap
do not break long message lines, longer than the output page width, into several lines
-s, --sort-output
generate sorted output
 

Informative output:

-h, --help
display this help and exit
-V, --version
output version information and exit
-v, --verbose
increase verbosity level
 

AUTHOR

Written by Ulrich Drepper.  

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 msgunfmt is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and msgunfmt programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info msgunfmt

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
Operation mode:
Input file location:
Input file location in Java mode:
Input file location in C# mode:
Input file location in Tcl mode:
Output file location:
Output details:
Informative output:
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO




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