msgunfmt man page

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

--color

use colors and other text attributes always

--color=WHEN

use colors and other text attributes if WHEN. WHEN may be 'always', 'never', 'auto', or 'html'.

--style=STYLEFILE

specify CSS style rule file for --color

-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>.

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.

Info

June 2016 GNU gettext-tools 0.19.8.1