dictunformat man page

dictunformat — create a raw database file from a .dict and .index file

Synopsis

dictunformat [Options] index_filename

Description

dictunformat takes a dictionary index file as a parameter and a dictionary database file on stdin and outputs a raw database that may be used to create a DICT database by dictfmt -t. This may be useful if it is desired to create a dictionary for a locale other than that for which the original was created, or if it is desired to correct or supplement a pre-existing dictionary.

Options

--help
displays a usage message and exits.
--headword-separator sep
sep is the headword separator used when creating the origianl dictionary. (See --headword-separator in dictfmt (1)).
index_filename
is the .index file of the original dictionary.

Author

dictunformat 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)

Referenced By

dictfmt(1).

January 23, 2003 LINUX Linux User's Manual