MSGUNFMT(1) User Commands MSGUNFMT(1)

msgunfmt - uncompile message catalog from binary format

msgunfmt [OPTION] [FILE]...

Convert binary message catalog to Uniforum style .po file.

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

Java mode: input is a Java ResourceBundle class
C# mode: input is a .NET .dll file
C# resources mode: input is a .NET .resources file
Tcl mode: input is a tcl/msgcat .msg file

input .mo files

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

resource name
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.

resource name
locale name, either language or language_COUNTRY
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.

locale name, either language or language_COUNTRY
base directory of .msg message catalogs

The -l and -d options are mandatory. The .msg file is located in the specified directory.

write output to specified file

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

use colors and other text attributes always
use colors and other text attributes if WHEN. WHEN may be 'always', 'never', 'auto', or 'html'.
specify CSS style rule file for --color
do not use C escapes in output (default)
use C escapes in output, no extended chars
write PO file even if empty
write indented output style
write strict uniforum style
write out a Java .properties file
write out a NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings file
set output page width
do not break long message lines, longer than the output page width, into several lines
generate sorted output

display this help and exit
output version information and exit
increase verbosity level

Written by Ulrich Drepper.

Report bugs in the bug tracker at https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/gettext or by email to <bug-gettext@gnu.org>.

Copyright © 1995-2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later https://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.

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.

July 2020 GNU gettext-tools 20200704