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NAME
msginit - initialize a message catalog
SYNOPSIS
msginit [OPTION]
DESCRIPTION
Creates a new PO file, initializing the meta information with values from the user's environment. Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. Input file location: -i, --input=INPUTFILE input POT file If no input file is given, the current directory is searched for the POT file. If it is -, standard input is read. Output file location: -o, --output-file=FILE write output to specified PO file If no output file is given, it depends on the --locale option or the user's locale setting. If it is -, the results are written to stan- dard output. Output details: -l, --locale=LL_CC set target locale --no-translator assume the PO file is automatically generated -w, --width=NUMBER set output page width --no-wrap do not break long message lines, longer than the output page width, into several lines 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 to <bug-gnu-gettext@gnu.org>.
COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2001-2002 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 PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE.
SEE ALSO
The full documentation for msginit is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and msginit programs are properly installed at your site, the command info msginit should give you access to the complete manual. GNU gettext 0.11.4 July 2002 MSGINIT(1)