msginit program creates a new PO file, initializing the meta
information with values from the user’s environment.
Input POT file.
If no inputfile is given, the current directory is searched for the POT file. If it is ‘-’, standard input is read.
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 standard output.
Assume the input file is a Java ResourceBundle in Java
syntax, not in PO file syntax.
Assume the input file is a NeXTstep/GNUstep localized resource file in
.strings syntax, not in PO file syntax.
Set target locale. ll should be a language code, and CC should be a country code. The command ‘locale -a’ can be used to output a list of all installed locales. The default is the user’s locale setting.
Declares that the PO file will not have a human translator and is instead automatically generated.
Specify whether or when to use colors and other text attributes. See The --color option for details.
Specify the CSS style rule file to use for
See The --style option for details.
Write out a Java ResourceBundle in Java
.properties syntax. Note
that this file format doesn’t support plural forms and silently drops
Write out a NeXTstep/GNUstep localized resource file in
Note that this file format doesn’t support plural forms.
Set the output page width. Long strings in the output files will be split across multiple lines in order to ensure that each line’s width (= number of screen columns) is less or equal to the given number.
Do not break long message lines. Message lines whose width exceeds the output page width will not be split into several lines. Only file reference lines which are wider than the output page width will be split.
Display this help and exit.
Output version information and exit.