dictfmt_index2suffix - Man Page

Creates a .suffix file from a DICTD database .index file


dictfmt_index2suffix [Options] [index_file]


dictfmt_index2suffix creates a suffix index file on stdout for the index file given on stdin or the command line.  A suffix index file is the same as  the  .index file except the characters in the headwords are reversed.  A suffix index file is normally named <basename>.suffix, but this is not mandatory as long as the proper name is used in the dictd configuration file.



displays a usage message and exits

--locale locale

use locale for sorting the .suffix file.  If this option is omitted, the default locale "C" is used.


the .index file to be converted.


dictfmt_index2suffix was written by Aleksey Cheusov <vle@gmx.net>.
This manual page was written by Robert D. Hilliard <hilliard@debian.org>.

See Also

dictd(8), dictfmt(1), dictfmt_index2word(1)

Referenced By


January 23, 2003 Linux User's Manaul