GENCFU(1) ICU 55.1 Manual GENCFU(1)
gencfu – Generates Unicode Confusable data files
gencfu [ -h, -?, –help ] [ -V, –version ] [ -c, –copyright ] [ -v,
–verbose ] [ -d, –destdir destination ] [ -i, –icudatadir directory
] -r, –rules rule-file -w, –wsrules whole-script-rule-file -o, –out
gencfu reads confusable character definitions in the input file, which
are plain text files containing confusable character definitions in the
input format defined by Unicode UAX39 for the files confusables.txt and
confusablesWholeScript.txt. This source (.txt) format is also accepted
by ICU spoof detectors. The files must be encoded in utf-8 format,
with or without a BOM. Normally the output data file has the .cfu
-h, -?, –help
Print help about usage and exit.
Print the version of gencfu and exit.
Embeds the standard ICU copyright into the output-file.
Display extra informative messages during execution.
-d, –destdir destination
Set the destination directory of the output-file to destination.
-i, –icudatadir directory
Look for any necessary ICU data files in directory. For exam‐
ple, the file pnames.icu must be located when ICU’s data is not
built as a shared library. The default ICU data directory is
specified by the environment variable ICU_DATA. Most configura‐
tions of ICU do not require this argument.
-r, –rules rule-file
The source file to read.
-w, –wsrules whole-script-rule-file
The whole script source file to read.
-o, –out output-file
The output data file to write.
Copyright (C) 2009 International Business Machines Corporation and oth‐
ICU MANPAGE 24 May 2009 GENCFU(1)