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msgexec – process translations of message catalog
msgexec [OPTION] COMMAND [COMMAND-OPTION]
Applies a command to all translations of a translation catalog. The
COMMAND can be any program that reads a translation from standard
input. It is invoked once for each translation. Its output becomes
msgexec’s output. msgexec’s return code is the maximum return code
across all invocations.
A special builtin command called ‘0’ outputs the translation, followed
by a null byte. The output of “msgexec 0” is suitable as input for
add newline at the end of input
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options
Input file location:
input PO file
add DIRECTORY to list for input files search
If no input file is given or if it is -, standard input is read.
Input file syntax:
input file is in Java .properties syntax
input file is in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by Bruno Haible.
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Copyright © 2001-2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+:
GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for msgexec is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
If the info and msgexec programs are properly installed at your site,
should give you access to the complete manual.
GNU gettext-tools 0.19.7 December 2015 MSGEXEC(1)