ged2gwb - Create a GeneWeb database from a GEDCOM file
ged2gwb [ <ged> ] [ options ]
ged2gwb creates a starter database for use by GeneWeb , from a GEDCOM
The primary documentation of ged2gwb is in the HTML documentation,
which you can find in the documentation directory
(/usr/share/doc/geneweb on Debian systems).
Please look there for complete and up-to-date documentation.
-help command-line help
output database (default: a.gwb)
-f Remove database if already existing
Redirect log trace to this file.
-lf - Lowercase first names -
Convert first names to lowercase letters, with initials in
-ls - Lowercase surnames -
Convert surnames to lowercase letters, with initials in
uppercase. Try to keep lowercase particles.
-us - Uppercase surnames -
Convert surnames to uppercase letters.
-fne be - First names enclosed -
When creating a person, if the GEDCOM first name part holds a
part between ’b’ (any character) and ’e’ (any character), it is
considered to be the usual first name: e.g. -fne ’""’ or -fne
-efn - Extract first names -
When creating a person, if the GEDCOM first name part holds
several names, the first of this names becomes the person
"first name" and the complete GEDCOM first name part a "first
-no_efn - Dont extract first names - [default]
Cancels the previous option.
-epn - Extract public names - [default] When creating a person, if
the GEDCOM first name part looks like a public name, i.e.
* a number or a roman number, supposed to be a number of a
* one of the words: "der", "den", "die", "el", "le", "la",
"the", supposed to be the beginning of a qualifier, then the
GEDCOM first name part becomes the person "public name" and its
first word his "first name".
-no_epn Cancels the previous option.
-no_pit - No public if titles -
Do not consider persons having titles as public
-tnd - Try negative dates -
Set negative dates when inconsistency (e.g. birth after death)
-no_nd - No negative dates -
Don’t interpret a year preceded by a minus sign as a negative
- Undefined death interval -
Set the interval for persons whose death part is undefined:
- if before x years, they are considered as alive
- if after y year, they are considered as death
- between x and y year, they are considered as "don’t
Default x is 80 and y is 120
-uin - Untreated in notes -
Put untreated GEDCOM tags in notes
-ds - Default source -
Set the source field for persons and families without source
Interpret months-numbered dates as day/month/year
Interpret months-numbered dates as month/day/year
- charset decoding -
Force given charset decoding, overriding the possible setting
2002 October 20th ged2gwb(1)