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Re: Change locale for $date$?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-09-26 15:22:48 CEST

On Sep 26, 2005, at 15:17, Fabian Cenedese wrote:

>>> We have a network with several Win2K computers, accessing a svn repo
>>> with https on a linux box. The clients use both svn.exe and tsvn.
>>> The
>>> problem is, that some have English, others have German windows
>>> systems.
>>> Now upon 'update' the $date$ keyword will expand sometimes English,
>>> somtimes German which makes diff'ing a lot harder. Is there a way
>>> either in svn or tsvn to fix the used language for keywords
>>> expansion?
>>
>> In what way is diffing harder? The expanded keyword is not stored in
>> the repository...
>
> No, but diffs between various checkouts will be harder. e.g. someone
> checks out with German expansion, changes some files and sends
> me the whole project. If I diff against my English checkout I will
> have a
> lot of changes that aren't really changes but just differently
> expanded
> keywords. I know this case could also be solved with a patch, but it
> was just an example.
>
> I think I even have this problem just on my computer. Is it possible
> that svn and tsvn behave differently? e.g. one does look at locales
> and the other not? When I have two checkouts, one updated by
> svn, the other by tsvn the may be different. But of course while
> trying to reproduce this now they both give the same: ...German,
> on an English Win2K with German settings.
>
> Anyway, the question remains the same: Is there some way to
> influence svn regarding keyword expansion? Is it always
> dependent on the current OS settings? In my case I'd even
> like to have it fixed to English even if I have German settings.

Sending it back to the list since I don't know the answer...

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