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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:
–color
use colors and other text attributes always

–color=WHEN
use colors and other text attributes if WHEN. WHEN may be
‘always’, ‘never’, ‘auto’, or ‘html’.

–style=STYLEFILE
specify CSS style rule file for –color

-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 .

COPRYRIGHT

Copyright © 1995-1998, 2000-2010 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.

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 0.19.7 December 2015 MSGUNFMT(1)