MSGUNFMT(1)                           GNU                          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

   Operation mode:
       -j, --java
              Java mode: input is a Java ResourceBundle class

       --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 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:
       -e, --no-escape
              do not use C escapes in output (default)

       -E, --escape
              use C escapes in output, no extended chars

              write PO file even if empty

       -i, --indent
              write indented output style

              write strict uniforum style

       -w, --width=NUMBER
              set output page width

              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

       Written by Ulrich Drepper.

       Report bugs to <>.

       Copyright (C) 1995-1998, 2000-2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR

       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 0.11.4                 July 2002                       MSGUNFMT(1)