poswap(1) Builds a new translation file with the target of the input language as


poswap [--version] [-h|--help] [--manpage] [--progress PROGRESS] [--errorlevel ERRORLEVEL] [-i|--input] INPUT [-x|--exclude EXCLUDE] [-o|--output] OUTPUT [-t|--template TEMPLATE] [-S|--timestamp] [--reverse]


Note: Ensure that the two po files correspond 100% to the same pot file before using

To translate Kurdish (ku) through French::

    poswap -i fr/ -t ku -o fr-ku

To convert the fr-ku files back to en-ku::

    poswap --reverse -i fr/ -t fr-ku -o en-ku

See: http://docs.translatehouse.org/projects/translate-toolkit/en/latest/commands/poswap.html for examples and usage instructions.


show program's version number and exit
show this help message and exit
output a manpage based on the help
show progress as: dots, none, bar, names, verbose
show errorlevel as: none, message, exception, traceback
read from INPUT in po, pot formats
exclude names matching EXCLUDE from input paths
write to OUTPUT in po, pot formats
read from TEMPLATE in po, pot, pot formats
skip conversion if the output file has newer timestamp
reverse the process of intermediate language conversion