windmc [options] input-file
windmc reads message definitions from an input file (.mc) and translate
them into a set of output files. The output files may be of four
"h" A C header file containing the message definitions.
A resource file compilable by the windres tool.
One or more binary files containing the resource data for a
specific message language.
A C include file that maps message id's to their symbolic name.
The exact description of these different formats is available in
documentation from Microsoft.
When windmc converts from the "mc" format to the "bin" format, "rc",
"h", and optional "dbg" it is acting like the Windows Message Compiler.
Specifies that the input file specified is ASCII. This is the
Specifies that messages in the output "bin" files should be in
Specifies that "bin" filenames should have to be prefixed by the
basename of the source file.
Sets the customer bit in all message id's.
Sets the default codepage to be used to convert input file to
UTF16. The default is ocdepage 1252.
which is the first one listed by the --help option.
The target directory of the generated header file. The default is
the current directory.
Displays a list of command line options and then exits.
Instructs windmc to generate a warning if the length of any message
exceeds the number specified.
Terminate message text in "bin" files by zero. By default they are
terminated by CR/LF.
Not yet implemented. Instructs "windmc" to generate an OLE2 header
file, using HRESULT definitions. Status codes are used if the flag
is not specified.
Sets the default codepage to be used to output text files. The
default is ocdepage 1252.
The target directory for the generated "rc" script and the
generated "bin" files that the resource compiler script includes.
The default is the current directory.
Specifies that the input file is UTF16.
Specifies that messages in the output "bin" file should be in UTF16
format. This is the default behaviour.
Enable verbose mode.
Prints the version number for windmc.
Options in file are separated by whitespace. A whitespace
character may be included in an option by surrounding the entire
option in either single or double quotes. Any character (including
a backslash) may be included by prefixing the character to be
included with a backslash. The file may itself contain additional
@file options; any such options will be processed recursively.
the Info entries for binutils.
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