1. NAME

msgunfmt - uncompile message catalog from binary format

2. SYNOPSIS

msgunfmt [OPTION] [FILE]...

3. DESCRIPTION

Convert binary message catalog to Uniforum style .po file.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

3.1. 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

3.2. Input file location:

  • FILE ...
        input .mo files

If no input file is given or if it is -, standard input is read.

3.3. 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.

3.4. 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.

3.5. 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.

3.6. Output file location:

  • -o, --output-file=FILE
        write output to specified file

The results are written to standard output if no output file is specified or if it is -.

3.7. 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

3.8. Informative output:

  • -h, --help
        display this help and exit
  • -V, --version
        output version information and exit
  • -v, --verbose
        increase verbosity level

4. AUTHOR

Written by Ulrich Drepper.

5. REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to < >.

6. COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1995-1998, 2000-2010 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

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.