Changes to a .pot file

Stephan Kulow coolo at
Mon Jan 27 19:31:24 GMT 2003

On Montag, 27. Januar 2003 19:55, Bo Thorsen wrote:
> (This was first sent to kde-devel. Apologies for crossposting, but I got
> no answer so far.)
> Hi all,
> I need to figure out how to add changes in strings to the .pot file and
> the .po files for the things we changed in kroupware_branch (for German
> i18n).
> I looked at, and while there are plenty of pages about what
> to do when you want to translate an existing .pot file, I couldn't find
> info about what I need to do.
> The problem is that we have added a bunch of i18n strings to kmail and
> korganizer and now we need to translate them without losing what is
> already done. We will handle the translation and make sure this later
> goes to HEAD, but for now I could really use a helping hand.
Try mkdir po; make -f admin/Makefile.common package-messages 

And then try msgmerge on the generated pot files and the already existant

Greetings, Stephan

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