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INTLTOOL-MERGE(8)           System Manager's Manual          INTLTOOL-MERGE(8)



NAME
       intltool-merge - merge translated strings into various types of file


SYNOPSIS
       intltool-merge [option]... PO_DIRECTORY FILENAME OUTPUT_FILE



DESCRIPTION
       Merge  translated strings in po files in PO_DIRECTORY with the original
       application file FILENAME, and output the file  OUTPUT_FILE  containing
       both original and localized strings.

       If  FILENAME  is  an  XML  file,  OUTPUT_FILE will contain repeated xml
       nodes, where each node contains  one  of  the  localized  strings  with
       "xml:lang" attribute.



OPTIONS
   Mode of operation
       -b
       --ba-style
           Merge  files  in  bonobo-activation style, which is used for bonobo
           servers.

       -d
       --desktop-style
           Merge files in desktop style, which is similar to the Windows  .ini
           file format.

       -k
       --keys-style
           Merge files in keys style, which is used for metadata.

       -o
       --oaf-style
           (OBSOLETE) Same as -b/--ba-style.

       -r
       --rfc822deb-style
           Merge  files in RFC 822 style, which is usually used in Debian con-
           figuration files.

       -x
       --xml-style
           Merge files in standard XML style, both as attributes  and  as  raw
           pcdata.


   Other options
       -u
       --utf8
           Convert all strings to UTF-8 before merging.

       -p
       --pass-through
           Use  strings as is in .po files without conversion (STRONGLY unrec-
           ommended with -x).

       -c
       --cache
           (TBD)

       -q
       --quiet
           Be quiet while running.

       -v
       --version
           Show version information.

       -h
       --help
           Show usage and basic help information.



FILES
       po/.intltool-merge-cache
              Cache  file  generated  by  intltool-merge,  that  contains  all
              strings in all po files seperated by \01.



REPORTING BUGS
       Report  bugs  to http://bugzilla.gnome.org (product name "intltool") or
       send email to xml-i18n-toolsATgnome.org.



AUTHOR
       Darin Adler <darinATbentspoon.com>
       Kenneth Christiansen <kennethATgnu.org>
       Maciej Stachowiak <mjsATeazel.com>



SEE ALSO
       iconv(1),  intltoolize(8),  intltool-prepare(8),   intltool-extract(8),
       intltool-update(8)



intltool                          2003-08-02                 INTLTOOL-MERGE(8)