msgcmp - compare message catalog and template


   msgcmp [OPTION] def.po ref.pot


   Compare  two  Uniforum  style  .po files to check that both contain the
   same set of msgid strings.  The def.po file is an existing PO file with
   the  translations.   The ref.pot file is the last created PO file, or a
   PO Template file (generally created by xgettext).  This is  useful  for
   checking  that  you  have  translated  each  and  every message in your
   program.  Where an exact match cannot be found, fuzzy matching is  used
   to produce better diagnostics.

   Mandatory  arguments  to  long  options are mandatory for short options

   Input file location:
   def.po translations

          references to the sources

   -D, --directory=DIRECTORY
          add DIRECTORY to list for input files search

   Operation modifiers:
   -m, --multi-domain
          apply ref.pot to each of the domains in def.po

   -N, --no-fuzzy-matching
          do not use fuzzy matching

          consider fuzzy entries

          consider untranslated entries

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

          input files are in NeXTstep/GNUstep .strings syntax

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

   -V, --version
          output version information and exit


   Written by Peter Miller.


   Report bugs to <>.


   Copyright    1995-1998,  2000-2016  Free  Software  Foundation,   Inc.
   License      GPLv3+:     GNU     GPL     version     3     or     later
   This is free software: you are free  to  change  and  redistribute  it.
   There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


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

          info msgcmp

   should give you access to the complete manual.


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