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msguniq (1)

Name

msguniq - unify duplicate translations in message catalog

Synopsis

msguniq [OPTION] [INPUTFILE]

Description

MSGUNIQ(1)                       User Commands                      MSGUNIQ(1)



NAME
       msguniq - unify duplicate translations in message catalog

SYNOPSIS
       msguniq [OPTION] [INPUTFILE]

DESCRIPTION
       Unifies  duplicate translations in a translation catalog.  Finds dupli-
       cate translations of the same message ID.  Such duplicates are  invalid
       input  for other programs like msgfmt, msgmerge or msgcat.  By default,
       duplicates are merged together.  When using the --repeated option, only
       duplicates  are output, and all other messages are discarded.  Comments
       and extracted comments will be cumulated, except that if --use-first is
       specified,  they  will be taken from the first translation.  File posi-
       tions will be cumulated.  When using the  --unique  option,  duplicates
       are discarded.

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

   Input file location:
       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.

   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 -.

   Message selection:
       -d, --repeated
              print only duplicates

       -u, --unique
              print only unique messages, discard duplicates

   Input file syntax:
       -P, --properties-input
              input file is in Java .properties syntax

       --stringtable-input
              input file is in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax

   Output details:
       -t, --to-code=NAME
              encoding for output

       --use-first
              use  first  available  translation for each message, don't merge
              several translations

       --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 the .po file using indented style

       --no-location
              do not write '#: filename:line' lines

       -n, --add-location
              generate '#: filename:line' lines (default)

       --strict
              write out strict Uniforum conforming .po file

       -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

       -F, --sort-by-file
              sort output by file location

   Informative output:
       -h, --help
              display this help and exit

       -V, --version
              output version information and exit

AUTHOR
       Written by Bruno Haible.

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

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2001-2019 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.


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


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | text/gnu-gettext |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation for msguniq is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
       If the info and msguniq programs are properly installed at  your  site,
       the command

              info msguniq

       should give you access to the complete manual.



NOTES
       Source  code  for open source software components in Oracle Solaris can
       be found at https://www.oracle.com/downloads/opensource/solaris-source-
       code-downloads.html.

       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source   was   downloaded   from   https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gettext/get-
       text-0.20.1.tar.xz.

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnu.org/software/gettext.



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