Section: ICU 63.1 Manual (8)
Updated: 11 March 2004
- generate C or platform specific assembly code from an ICU data file.
, --assembly name
, --destdir destination
, --name name
, --entrypoint name
, --filename name
reads each of the supplied
and writes out a C file containing a compilable definition of the data in
the data file.
The C file name is made by taking the base name of the data
replacing dots by underscores, and adding a
If the -a option is used, platform specific assembly
code is generated instead of C code.
Most C compilers will accept both C and assembly files.
Instead of writing a filename with a
file extension, a filename with a
will be written instead.
is called with no
it terminates gracefully.
- -h, -?, --help
Print help about usage and exit.
- -a, --assembly name
Output assembly code instead of C code.
Use -h to see the list of available types of assembly to generate and
to specify for this option.
- -d, --destdir destination
Set the destination directory to
The default destination directory is the current directory.
- -n, --name name
Set the data name to
instead of the default. This name is also used as the base name of the
output. The default name is made of the
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
indicated big endian data, and the letter
indicates little endian ones).
- -f, --filename name
Normally, an ICU data file such as mydata.icu will be turned into mydata_icu.c and mydata_icu.o.
However, if this parameter was set to "somedata", the output files will be somedata.o and
- -e, --entrypoint name
Set the data entry point (used for linking against the data in a
shared library form) to
The default entry point name is made of the data (set by the
option) followed by an underscore and the type of the data (set by the
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