msgexec - process translations of message catalog
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
msgexec [OPTION] COMMAND [COMMAND-OPTION]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
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 "xargs -0".
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
3.1. Input file location: ▲
- -i, --input=INPUTFILE
input PO file
- -D, --directory=DIRECTORY
add DIRECTORY to list for input files search
If no input file is given or if it is -, standard input is read.
3.2. Input file syntax: ▲
- -P, --properties-input
input file is in Java .properties syntax
input file is in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax
3.3. Informative output: ▲
- -h, --help
display this help and exit
- -V, --version
output version information and exit
4. AUTHOR ▲
Written by Bruno Haible.
5. REPORTING BUGS ▲
Report bugs to <>.
6. COPYRIGHT ▲
Copyright © 2001-2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
7. SEE ALSO ▲
The full documentation for
msgexec is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the
msgexec programs are properly installed at your site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual.