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i18nspector is a tool for checking translation templates (POT), message catalogues (PO) and compiled message catalogues (MO) files for common problems. These files are used by the GNU gettext translation functions and tools in many different development environments.


The following software is needed to run i18nspector:

  • Python ≥ 3.7;
  • polib ≥ 1.0.0, a gettext catalogs manipulation library;
  • RPLY, a parser generator.

Additionally, the following software is needed to rebuild the manual page from source:

For pip users:

python3 -m pip install polib rply
python3 -m pip install docutils

For Debian users:

apt-get install python3-polib python3-rply
apt-get install python3-docutils