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VMS has an ANALYZE command that examines an item such as an executable image or an object file displaying information about its contents. Is there such a command for examining the output of msginit which is a binary message catalog file? Something equivalent to ANALYZE/CATALOG?

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info gettext might give you some clues. I am not sure what do you really need, but msgunfmt looks promising.

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Better than just analyze, it converts back to a source file. – C.W.Holeman II Jun 30 '09 at 22:29

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