NAMEmsgexec - process translations of message catalog
SYNOPSISmsgexec [OPTION] COMMAND [COMMAND-OPTION]
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".
- add newline at the end of input
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
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.
Input file syntax:
- -P, --properties-input
- input file is in Java .properties syntax
- input file is in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax
- -h, --help
- display this help and exit
- -V, --version
- output version information and exit
AUTHORWritten by Bruno Haible.
REPORTING BUGSReport bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2001-2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <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.
SEE ALSOThe full documentation for msgexec is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and msgexec programs are properly installed at your site, the command
- info msgexec
should give you access to the complete manual.