msgunfmt



MSGUNFMT(1)                           GNU                          MSGUNFMT(1)




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 speci-
       fied 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, 2000-2005 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.



GNU gettext-tools 0.14.3          March 2005                       MSGUNFMT(1)

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