msgunfmt(1) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

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:

-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>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1995-1998, 2000-2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

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.