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       genbrk - Compiles ICU break iteration rules source files into binary data files


       genbrk  [  -h,  -?, --help ] [ -V, --version ] [ -c, --copyright ] [ -v, --verbose ] [ -d,
       --destdir destination ] [ -i, --icudatadir directory ] -r,  --rules  rule-file  -o,  --out


       genbrk  reads  the  break  (boundary)  rule source code from rule-file and creates a break
       iteration data file. Normally this data file has the .brk extension.

       The details of the rule syntax can be found in ICU's User Guide.


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

       -V, --version
              Print the version of genbrk and exit.

       -c, --copyright
              Embeds the standard ICU copyright into the output-file.

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

       -d, --destdir destination
              Set the destination directory of the output-file to destination.

       -i, --icudatadir directory
              Look for any necessary  ICU  data  files  in  directory.   For  example,  the  file
      must  be located when ICU's data is not built as a shared library.  The
              default ICU data directory is specified by the environment variable ICU_DATA.  Most
              configurations of ICU do not require this argument.

       -r, --rules rule-file
              The source file to read.

       -o, --out output-file
              The output data file to write.


       When the rule-file contains a byte order mark (BOM) at the beginning of the file, which is
       the Unicode character U+FEFF, then the rule-file is interpreted as  Unicode.  Without  the
       BOM,  the  file is interpreted in the current operating system default codepage.  In order
       to eliminate any ambiguity of the encoding for  how  the  rule-file  was  written,  it  is
       recommended that you write this file in UTF-8 with the BOM.


       ICU_DATA  Specifies     the     directory     containing    ICU    data.    Defaults    to
                 ${prefix}/share/icu/52.1/.  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.


       George Rhoten
       Andy Heninger




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