intltool-merge man page

intltool-merge — merge translated strings into various types of file

Synopsis

intltool-merge [option]... PO_DIRECTORY FILENAME OUTPUT_FILE

Description

Merge translated strings in po files in PO_DIRECTORY with the original application file FILENAME, and output the file OUTPUT_FILE containing both original and localized strings.

If FILENAME is an XML file, OUTPUT_FILE will contain repeated xml nodes, where each node contains one of the localized strings with "xml:lang" attribute.

Options

Mode of operation

-b
--ba-style
Merge files in bonobo-activation style, which is used for bonobo servers.
-d
--desktop-style
Merge files in desktop style, which is similar to the Windows .ini file format.
-k
--keys-style
Merge files in keys style, which is used for metadata.
-o
--oaf-style
(OBSOLETE) Same as -b/--ba-style.
-r
--rfc822deb-style
Merge files in RFC 822 style, which is usually used in Debian configuration files.
--quoted-style
Merge files in quoted string style, which just translates any strings within "".
-x
--xml-style
Merge files in standard XML style, both as attributes and as raw pcdata.

Other options

-u
--utf8
Convert all strings to UTF-8 before merging.
-p
--pass-through
Use strings as is in .po files without conversion (STRONGLY unrecommended with -x).
-c
--cache
(TBD)
-q
--quiet
Be quiet while running.
-v
--version
Show version information.
-h
--help
Show usage and basic help information.

Files

po/.intltool-merge-cache
Cache file generated by intltool-merge, that contains all strings in all po files separated by \01.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to http://bugs.launchpad.net/intltool

Author

Darin Adler <darin@bentspoon.com>
Kenneth Christiansen <kenneth@gnu.org>
Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@eazel.com>

See Also

iconv(1), intltoolize(8), intltool-prepare(8), intltool-extract(8), intltool-update(8)

Referenced By

intltool-extract(8), intltoolize(8), intltool-prepare(8), intltool-update(8).

2003-08-02 intltool