intltool-merge man page

intltool-merge ā€” 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