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GENCMN(8)                   ICU 76.0.1 Manual                  GENCMN(8)

NAME         top

       gencmn - generate an ICU memory-mappable data file

SYNOPSIS         top

       gencmn [ -h, -?, --help ] [ -v, --verbose ] [ -c, --copyright |
       -C, --comment comment ] [ -d, --destdir destination ] [ -n,
       --name name ] [ -t, --type fileext ] [ -S, --source ] [ -e,
       --entrypoint name ] maxsize [ listfilename ]

DESCRIPTION         top

       gencmn takes a set of files and packages them as an ICU memory-
       mappable data file. The resulting data file can then be used
       directly by ICU.

       gencmn reads a list of files to be packaged from either the
       supplied listfilename file, or from its standard output. It
       packages all the files from the list that are not bigger than
       maxsize bytes, except if maxsize is 0, which indicates that there
       is no size limit on files.

OPTIONS         top

       -h, -?, --help
              Print help about usage and exit.

       -v, --verbose
              Display extra informative messages during execution.

              Include the ICU copyright notice in the resulting data.

       -C, --comment comment
              Include the specified comment in the resulting data
              instead of the ICU copyright notice.

       -d, --destdir destination
              Set the destination directory to destination.  The default
              destination directory is specified by the environment
              variable ICU_DATA.

       -n, --name name
              Set the data name to name instead of the default. This
              name is also used as the base name of the output. The
              default name is made of the icudt prefix, followed by a
              two-digit version number corresponding to the current
              version of the ICU release, and a single letter indicating
              the endianness of the data (the letter b indicated big
              endian data, and the letter l indicates little endian

       -t, --type type
              Use type as the type of the data. This type is also used
              as the extension of the generated data file. The default
              type ie dat.

       -S, --source
              Write a C source file with the table of contents of the

       -e, --entrypoint name
              Set the data entry point (used for linking against the
              data in a shared library form) to name.  The default entry
              point name is made of the data (set by the -n, --name
              option) followed by an underscore and the type of the data
              (set by the -t, --type option).

ENVIRONMENT         top

              Specifies the directory containing ICU data. Defaults to
              ${prefix}/share/icu/76.0.1/.  Some tools in ICU depend on
              the presence of the trailing slash. It is thus important
              to make sure that it is present if ICU_DATA is set.

VERSION         top


COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright (C) 2000-2001 IBM, Inc. and others.

SEE ALSO         top


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ICU MANPAGE                  5 November 2001                   GENCMN(8)