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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

plutil

Synopsis

plutil [-lint] [-convert [xml1 | binary1]] filenames

Checks property list files for validity, or converts property list files between XML and binary formats. Files are converted in place, unless the -o option is used.

Options

-lint

Check the file for errors. This is the default action.

-convert format

Converts the file to format, where format is XML1 or binary1.

-o target

Sends converted data to file target. Can only be used with a single input file.

-e ext

Uses ext as the extension for the converted file.

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