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libidn - Internationalized Domain Names command line tool




libidn [OPTIONS]... [STRINGS]...


libidn 0.6.5

Command line interface to the internationalized domain name library.

All strings are expected to be encoded in the preferred charset used by your locale. Use ‘--debug’ to find out what this charset is. You can override the charset used by setting environment variable CHARSET.

To process a string that starts with ‘-’, for example ‘-foo’, use ‘--’ to signal the end of parameters, as in ‘idn --quiet -a -- -foo’.
-h, --help Print help and exit
-V, --version
  Print version and exit
-s, --stringprep
  Prepare string according to nameprep profile
-d, --punycode-decode
  Decode Punycode
-e, --punycode-encode
  Encode Punycode
-a, --idna-to-ascii
  Convert to ACE according to IDNA (default)
-u, --idna-to-unicode
  Convert from ACE according to IDNA
  Toggle IDNA AllowUnassigned flag (default=off)
  Toggle IDNA UseSTD3ASCIIRules flag (default=off)
-t, --tld Check string for TLD specific rules Only for --idna-to-ascii and --idna-to-unicode (default=on)
-p, --profile=STRING
  Use specified stringprep profile instead Valid stringprep profiles are ‘Nameprep’, ‘iSCSI’, ‘Nodeprep’, ‘Resourceprep’, ‘trace’, and ‘SASLprep’.
--debug Print debugging information (default=off)
--quiet Silent operation (default=off)


The full documentation for libidn is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and libidn programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info libidn
should give you access to the complete manual.

libidn 0.6.5 LIBIDN (1) July 2006
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