DEBCONF-UPDATEPO(1) po-debconf DEBCONF-UPDATEPO(1)
debconf-updatepo - update PO files about debconf templates
debconf-updatepo [-v] [-h] [--podir=DIR] [--skip-pot] [--skip-merge]
This program reads po/POTFILES.in to determine which master files need
to be processed, then extracts new gettext strings into
po/templates.pot and updates all po/*.po files. This script can be
called either in the top-level directory, or in the debian or debian/po
subdirectories. It is run by developer and/or translator to update PO
files when the English text is modified in templates files.
Display a usage summary and exit.
Process in verbose mode.
Set directory for PO files. By default PO files are searched in
debian/po, po and ../po directories in that order.
Do not generate a new po/templates.pot file.
Do not merge existing PO files with po/templates.pot.
Set the email address that will be specified in the POT's Report-
By default, this field is set to <package>@package.debian.org.
It is intended for the maintainers of Debian based distributions,
and should be used in the following cases:
o The package is not present in Debian (and thus the
<package>@packages.debian.org address does not exist).
o The maintainer made significant changes in the debconf
templates (or added templates to a Debian package without
templates), and does not want to bother the Debian maintainer
with bug reports that won't be relevant for the Debian
The default address is preferred to avoid corrections in the Debian
based distribution without a notification to the Debian maintainer.
debconf-gettextize(1), po2debconf(1), podebconf-report-po(1),
Denis Barbier <barbierATlinuxfr.org>