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gsettings-schema-convert (1)


gsettings-schema-convert - GConf to GSettings schema conversion


gsettings-schema-convert [option...] {file}


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       gsettings-schema-convert - GConf to GSettings schema conversion

       gsettings-schema-convert [option...] {file}

       gsettings-schema-convert converts between GConf and GSettings schema
       file formats. Note that the conversion is not expected to be fully
       automated. You are expected to verify and edit the result of the

       Note that GSettings schemas need to be converted into binary form with
       glib-compile-schemas before they can be used by applications.

       -h, --help
           Print help and exit

       -o OUTPUT, --output=OUTPUT
           Store the generated output in the file OUTPUT. If no output file is
           specified, the generated output is written to stdout.

       -f, --force
           Overwrite the output file if it already exists.

       -g, --gconf
           The input file is a GConf schema.

       -s, --simple
           Produce a GSettings schema in simple format. The simple format is
           easier to edit and can be converted into the XML format with
           gsettings-schema-convert later on.

       -x, --xml
           Produce a GSettings schema in XML format. If the output format is
           not explicitly specified, this is the default.

       -i ID, --schema-id=ID
           Use ID as the schema id in the generated GSettings schema.

       -d DOMAIN, --gettext-domain=DOMAIN
           Use DOMAIN as the gettext domain in the generated GSettings schema.

       -u, --keep-underscores
           Keep underscores in key names instead of replacing them with
           dashes. GSettings keys should not contain any underscore.

       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |        ATTRIBUTE VALUE         |
       |Availability   | gnome/config/gconf             |
       |Stability      | Obsolete pass-through volatile |
       gsettings-data-convert(1) a related command to migrate user settings
       from GConf to GSettings.

       This software was built from source available at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original community
       source was downloaded from

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://projects.gnome.org/gconf/.

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