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Takes an existing PO file and splits it into three components: translated, untranslated and fuzzy. This is useful for reviewing translations or for extracting good translations from a compendium file.

Note that the input file is removed by the script (until version 1.9.1). The generated output files can be combined again with msgcat.


GNU Gettext


posplit ./file.po


file.po is an existing PO file or PO compendium


  • Some relative path bugs thus the need for ./ before file.po.
  • Until version 1.9.1, the original input file was removed. 2006