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poen has been removed from Translate Toolkit > 1.2. Rather use podebug as follows:

podebug --rewrite=en -f "" pot/ po/

Initialises a directory English PO files by taking POT files and copying the msgid to the msgstr.

This is useful for translators who use CAT tools that overwrite/overtype existing text. They can setup their tool to overwrite msgstr entries which will now be in English.


GNU Gettext


poen [options] <pot> <en>


<pot> a directory of POT files
<en> a new directory that contains PO files with English translations


--no-wrap do not break long message lines, longer than the output page width, into several lines
--po process .po files instead of the default .pot files


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